ventosity

ventosity

(vɛnˈtɒsɪtɪ)
n
flatulence
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By the 'father of modern science' Ruskin means Francis Bacon, who makes this point in The Advancement of Learning (1605): 'the quality of knowledge, which, be it in quantity more or less, if it be taken without the true corrective thereof, hath in it some nature of venom or malignity, and some effects of that venom, which is ventosity or swelling' (The Works of Francis Bacon, ed.
Acute Chronic n = 32 n = 48 P (40.0%) (60.0%) Jaundice 21 (65.6%) 12 (25.0%) <0.001 (a) Fatigue 14 (43.8%) 18 (37.5%) 0.576 Anorexia 18 (56.3%) 8 (16.7%) <0.001 (a) Ventosity 10 (31.3%) 13 (27.1%) 0.687 Ascites 9 (28.1%) 13 (27.1%) 0.919 Yellow urine 14 (43.8%) 7 (14.6%) 0.004 (a) Detesting oil 12 (37.5%) 6 (12.5%) 0.009 (a) Abdominal pain 4 (12.5%) 10 (20.8%) 0.337 Nausea 6 (18.8%) 5 (10.4%) 0.333 Weight loss 6 (18.8%) 4 (8.3%) 0.187 Dizziness 2 (6.3%) 8 (16.7%) 0.301 Lower limb swelling 2 (6.3%) 6 (12.5%) 0.466 Arthralgia 1 (3.1%) 6 (12.5%) 0.233 Melena 0 7 (14.6%) 0.038 (a) Hematemesis 0 5 (10.4%) 0.08 (a) p < 0.05.