silvatica (s.xivin)

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silvatica (s.xivin)


[FEW: ; Gdf: ; GdfC: ; TL: ; DEAF: ; DMF: ; TLF: ; OED: ; MED: ; DMLBS: ]

Probably from Latin silvaticus but there is no evidence in the DMLBS for this being used as the name of a vein. Modern English attests to the form sylvatic adj. used as a medical term in the 20th century, but this is in reference to pathogens acquired in the wild.


1anat.vein of the foot
( MS: s.xivin )  Desouz les kevelles de lez pees. Sont auxint deux veignes trovez. Celle dedeinz est domestica Qe la vessie bien espurgera, Et celle dehors est silvatica, Pur goute devez seignier la  71
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