Prostration


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Prostration

 

an obsolete, vague medical concept denoting extreme exhaustion, debilitation, and a decline in mental activity. It appears with severe infectious diseases, poisonings, and extreme fatigue and after sudden nervous shocks.

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On July 6 the Gazette listed four deaths and 28 heat prostrations.
They further mention an increased prostration with sleep disorders, nervousness, and headaches.
We investigated field cases of fulminating disease among 5 flocks of guinea fowl in France during 2010 and 2011; in all cases, the birds' clinical signs were limited to severe prostration, a dramatic decrease in water and feed consumption, and a daily death rate of up to 20%.
Other pointers to the remedy are intolerance to heat, stupor, listlessness, prostration, photophobia, a sensation of stiffness, red and swollen eyelids with hot lachrymation, a feeling of suffocation, a short dry cough, hoarseness and dyspnoea.
Therefore, el-Sayed urges fasting people to break their fast with date and milk and then take a 15 minutes rest, noting that prayer movements such as prostration contributes to the restoration of blood into the brain once again.
Therefore a sejjadah is the rug where a worshipper places the head in complete submission to God during the act of prostration.
The classical clinical presentation of Klebsiella pneumonia includes sudden onset, prostration, high fever, chills, flu-like symptoms, and hemoptysis.
Ba, whose goal celebration is the Sujood, the prostration performed in prayer to Allah, is one of four Muslim players at Newcastle, the paper said.
When Hazem Imam, Ramzy's Muslim teammate, scored a second goal, he knelt down in prostration, also as a means of expressing gratitude through prayer.
Allh The Almighty Says (what means): {Only those believe in Our verses who, when they are reminded by them, fall down in prostration and exalt [Allh] with praise of their Lord, and they are not arrogant.
He can distinguish between all similar verses that appear at various places in the Quran, and he also remembers the number of Sajda [the points in the Quran where prostration is required].