catabasis


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catabasis

(kəˈtæbəsɪs)
n, pl -ses (-ˌsiːz)
1. a descent or downward movement
2. (Pathology) the decline of a disease
catabatic adj
anabasis, catabasis - An anabasis is a military expedition and a catabasis is the retreat of an army.
See also related terms for retreat.

catabasis

the tapering-off of a disease. — catabatic, adj.
See also: Disease and Illness
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La catabasis en el Poema heroico de San Ignacio de Loyola (1666) de Dominguez Camargo: analisis literario y mitografico".
Thirteen chapters treat parallels in the areas of divine councils, theoxeny, romance, spies and the women who help them, wrestling with gods, creation myth, Argonautic myth, sea-monsters and fantastic voyages, combat myths, catabasis, rebellious followers, the depiction of impious men in wisdom literature, the return of the king--unrecognized and abused, and "contained" apocalypse.
Then again, the implausible middle-schoolboys' catabasis does not ring completely untrue because of the aloofness between them and the adults: "Being eleven years old makes us invisible," to quote once more the leader of the trio, Flight, while in the shadow their frustration exacerbates.
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Murdering" and "creating" are mentioned in the same vein, so are images of life and death, as is the case with Eliot's evocation of Dante's catabasis in the epigraph where Dante meets Guido da Montefeltro, a military strategist, who is condemned by Dante the poet, to the Eighth Circle of Hell for giving false counsel.
If, in Geofilosofia dell'Europa as well as in the volume that followed shortly after, Arcipelago (1997), the Mediterranean is posited as the matrix, the genetic make-up of Europe and, as such, the goal of its anamnestic return, of catabasis as a prelude to anabasis, in Franco's Cassano's Il pensiero meridiano the Mediterranean acquires more of an oppositional value.
Death is so pervasive a theme at the Cena that Bodel likens Trimalchio's house to an underworld populated by dead ex-slaves, a place that Encolpius and the others enter 'as if on a catabasis.
Catabasis Pharmaceuticals, a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company dedicated to the discovery and development of innovative, effective and safe medicines for the treatment of inflammatory and metabolic diseases, today announced that Michael Jirousek, Ph.
based Catabasis Pharmaceuticals as part of a strategic partnership under which the biopharmaceutical company will test two compounds called CAT-1004 and CAT-1040 in the mdx research mouse model of Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD).
11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Parent Project Muscular Dystrophy (PPMD), a nonprofit organization dedicated to the fight to end Duchenne muscular dystrophy (Duchenne), announced today a collaboration with Catabasis Pharmaceuticals, Inc.