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Etymology/ Definitionप्रीणनं आप्यायनम् । अ.हृ.सू.११/४अरुणदत्त
ReferenceC.Su.1/107, S.Su15/7 D`alhan`a, A.H.Su.11/4
Literary MeaningM / W – act of pleasing or delighting or satisfying
Implied MeaningIt is a pleasing action, which is a function of Rasa Dhaatu .
ElaborationRasa Dhaatu is the first of 7 tissues, which is derived from Aahaara Rasa .
It is fluid, and subtle, hence it can reach all the body constituents including the individual tissue cells and maintain the fluid balance among them. This action is responsible for a sense of fulfilment, satiety and freshness, which is Preen`ana.
SynonymsTarpan`a, Aapyaayana,
Contemporary ColloquialNourishing, replenishing the fluid volume in the internal environment

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