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Etymology/ Definitionऊ रुस्तनोदरे वलिविशेषा रेखाकारास्तत्काले प्रायो ये जायन्ते ते किक्विस संज्ञाः । अ.ह्र.शा. १/५८ डल्हण
ReferenceA.H.Sha.1/58 Arun`adatta
Literary Meaningstretch marks of pregnancy
Implied MeaningDuring pregnancy, Dosha circulating with Rasa from heart to all over the body. This develops markings like folds over thigh, abdomen and breast, they are called Kikvisa .
ElaborationThis state develops symptoms like itching, burning sensation in the thighs, abdomen and breast.
Contemporary ColloquialStriae gravadium, stretch marks of pregnancy

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