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Visamagni

The nature of the digestive fire when it is erratic; sometimes digesting well and at others not digesting efficiently. Common…

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Virya

The energetics of a herb: hot or cold.

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Vipaka

The post-digestive energetic effect of the tastes.

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Vikrti

The current state of a person’s health or the present state of imbalance, as opposed to the prakrti, which is…

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Vitrectomy

A surgical procedure that removes the contents of the vitreous chamber of the eye.

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Ventricular Shift

Lateral movement of one of the ventricles of the brain to one side caused by pressure on the other side.…

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Vasopressin

Hormone secreted by the hypothalamus that raises blood pressure, increases peristalsis, and promotes resorption of water by the kidney. Synthetic…

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Varicocele

Dilation of the complex network of veins that comprise part of the spermatic cord to form a palpable swelling within…

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