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2 definitions found
 for Gutta serena
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Gutta \Gut"ta\, n.; pl. Guttae. [L.]
     1. A drop.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     2. (Arch.) One of a series of ornaments, in the form of a
        frustum of a cone, attached to the lower part of the
        triglyphs, and also to the lower faces of the mutules, in
        the Doric order; -- called also campana, and drop.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     Gutta serena [L., lit. serene or clear drop] (Med.),
        amaurosis.
  
     Gutt[ae] band (Arch.), the listel or band from which the
        gutt[ae] hang.
        [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  amaurosis \am`au*ro"sis\ ([a^]m`[add]*r[=o]"s[i^]s), n. [Gr.
     'amay`rosis, fr. 'amayro`s dark, dim.] (Med.)
     A loss or decay of sight as the result of a neurological
     disease, without any perceptible changes in the eye; --
     gutta+serena,+the+"{drop+serene">called also gutta serena, the "{drop serene" of Milton.
     [1913 Webster + AS]
  
     Amaurosis fugax (Med.), Temporary amaurosis
        [AS]

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