ἐπιστάζω -> let fall in drops upon, let fall in drops into, bleed from the nose

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ἐπιστάζω -> bleed from the nose
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LSJ:
ἐπιστάζω,
let fall in drops upon or into, instil, τινί τι Arist.Pr.871b18, Orib.46.19.13, cf. Herod.1.81: metaph., ἐ. χάριν shed delight or honour, Pi.I.4(3).72; ὀλίγον τοῦ μέλιτος Luc.VH1.24:—Pass., to be dropped on, ἐπειδὰν ἐπισταγῇ ὄνυχι Dsc.2.70, cf. Sor.1.91.
Intr., bleed at the nose again, Hippocrates, Prorrheticon 1.148, Coac.337.




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Which gives modern medicine "epistaxis" for nosebleed.


https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nosebleed

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