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ri·vière

 (rē-vyâr′)
n.
A necklace of precious stones, generally set in one strand.

[French rivière (de diamants), river (of diamonds), from Old French rivere, from Vulgar Latin *rīpāria; see river.]

rivière

or

riviere

n
(Jewellery) a necklace of diamonds or other precious stones which gradually increase in size up to a large centre stone
[C19: from French: brook, river]

ri•vière

(ˌrɪv iˈɛər, rɪˈvyɛər)

n.
a necklace of diamonds or other gems.
[1875–80; < French: literally, river1]
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Intestinal knotting, first described in the 16th century by Riverius and later in 1836 by Rokitansky, is the intertwining of two loops of intestine around each other.
When abundant seed is "over long retained in Bodies prone to lust, and full of heat," wrote Lazarus Riverius, it works like yeast in the seminal vessels, inflaming sexual desire and madness: "Vapors ascend unto the Brain, which disturb the Rational Faculty, and depose it from its throne.
It was first described in 1679 by Lazarus Riverius who incidentally noted a CDH during an autopsy.

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