\sˌa͡ɪdəɹˈe͡ɪʃɪˌə͡ʊ], \sˌaɪdəɹˈeɪʃɪˌəʊ], \s_ˌaɪ_d_ə_ɹ_ˈeɪ_ʃ_ɪ__ˌəʊ]\
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because the condition was thought to be produced by the influence of the stars. The state of one struck suddenly, without apparent cause, and as if by the influence of the stars or planets- Planet-struck. The ancients comprised under this name, different morbid conditions, such as paralysis, apoplexy, and gangrene.
By Robley Dunglison
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- perennial woodland herbs waterleaf plant family of the order Solanales, subclass Asteridae, class Magnoliopsida. They have alternate leaves, regular flowers with five-lobed corollas (united petals), and a one- or two-celled ovary.