|Etymology/ Definition||निदानं पूर्वरूपाणि रूपाण्युपशयस्तथा । संप्राप्तिश्चति विज्ञानं रोगाणां पञ्चधा स्मृतम् ॥अ.हृ.नि.१/२|
|Reference||A.H.Ni.1/2, M.Ni.1/1 Madhukosha|
|Literary Meaning||Five tools for diagnosing a disease|
|Implied Meaning||Nidaana ( etiological factors ), Poorva Roopa ( symptoms of forthcoming disease ), Roopa ( symptoms ), Upas ` haya ( disease pacifier ), and Sampraapti ( pathogenesis ) are the five tools to diagnose a disease.|
|Elaboration||1 ) Nidaana – These are initiators of a disease. Actual disease development process starts afterwards i. e. Hetu Sevana.|
2 ) Poorva Roopa – These are symptoms or indications of the forthcoming disease.
3 ) Roopa – This is a group of signs and symptoms, which develops after occurrence pathogenesis of disease.
4 ) Upas ` haya – These are specific factors, which pacify the symptoms of a disease. Counterpart of it is called as Anupas`haya .
5 ) Sampraapti – The process of pathogenesis from Hetu Sevana till the manifestation of the disease is called Sampraapti.
|Contemporary Colloquial||Five tools for diagnosis|
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