apothesis definition

  • noun:
    • a location on south side associated with chancel in primitive churches, furnished with shelves, for publications, vestments, etc.
    • A dressing room associated with a public bathtub.
    • a spot on the south-side regarding the chancel within the ancient churches, furnished with racks, for publications, vestments, etc.
    • A dressing space associated with a public shower.
    • In surgery:
    • The decrease in a dislocation or break. Hooper.
    • The disposition proper to-be given to a fractured limb after decrease. Dunglison.

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