|Etymology/ Definition||अग्न्यधिष्ठानमन्नस्य ग्रहणात् ग्रहणी मता। च. चि. १५/५६|
|Implied Meaning||1. Anatomical part of the body|
2. A disease
|Elaboration||1. It is structural and functional unit of digestion. It is the seat of Agni . As it accepts ingested food for digestion and retains it till digestion is completed and it releases the digested food in the form of Aahaara Rasa in the Rasavaahinee Dhamanee to be taken to the heart for circulation. It is called ग्रहणी .|
2. It is one of the important diseases developed due to weakness of Agni .
|Contemporary Colloquial||Stomach, Duodenum, Small Intestine|
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