a constituent republic of SW Russia, bordering on the Caucasus Mountains: chiefly agricultural but with some mineral resources. Capital: Maikop. Pop: 447 000 (2002). Area: 7600 sq km (2934 sq miles)
noun (obsolete) loss of vital power or strength, esp as the result of illness; weakness or debility Historical Examples At this stage of the disease, in which adynamia predominates, everything must tend to support the organism. On the cattle plague: or, Contagious typhus in horned cattle. Its history, origin, description, and treatment Honor Bourguignon Again, […]
- Adynamic ileus
adynamic ileus adynamic ileus a·dy·nam·ic ileus (ā’dī-nām’ĭk, ād’ə-) n. See paralytic ileus.
(in ancient worship) a sacred place that the public was forbidden to enter; an inner shrine. the most sacred or reserved part of any place of worship. Historical Examples What wonderful things they have heard from the adyta themselves! Arguments Of Celsus, Porphyry, And The Emperor Julian, Against The Christians Thomas Taylor noun (pl) -ta […]
(in ancient worship) a sacred place that the public was forbidden to enter; an inner shrine. the most sacred or reserved part of any place of worship. Historical Examples Author’s hospitable reception there, and admission to the adytum, 119. An Account of Timbuctoo and Housa Territories in the Interior of Africa Abd Salam Shabeeny I […]