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catabasis

An obsolete term for a period of disease abatement; e.g., remission.

catabasis

(kă-tăb′ă-sĭs) [Gr. kata, down, + basis, going]
The decline of a disease.
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Catabasis Pharmaceuticals is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on the discovery, development and commercialization of novel therapeutics using its proprietary Safely Metabolized And Rationally Targeted, or SMART, linker technology platform.
Catabasis said it will use the financing to advance the development of its modulator of the lipid synthesis pathway, CAT-2003, which is being assessed in a Phase II study in patients with hypertriglyceridemia and in combination with statins in patients with hypercholesterolemia.
An analogous logic obtains with respect to catabasis and eschatology.
Como un Orfeo con Euridice, lo pasea por los laberintos de la catabasis, del inframundo del que pretende liberarlo, pero la muerte es mas poderosa que las fuerzas de la vida.
If, in Geofilosofia dell'Europa as well as in the volume that followed shortly after, Arcipelago (1997), the Mediterranean is posited as the matrix, the genetic make-up of Europe and, as such, the goal of its anamnestic return, of catabasis as a prelude to anabasis, in Franco's Cassano's Il pensiero meridiano the Mediterranean acquires more of an oppositional value.
Varios de ellos son poemas que versan sobre el origen y destino de las almas, como las Catabasis o descensos a los infiernos de las laminillas de oro, o los Himnos Orficos, textos semejantes a letanias usadas para propiciarse a algunos dioses antes de emprender el viaje al otro mundo.
A nosotros nos va a interesar la liturgia de la palabra en cuanto teofania descendente (catabasis) del Misterio: es decir, lo que es el tiempo de Navidad y de Epifania en el ano liturgico, eso es --segun una cierta analogia-- la liturgia de la palabra en la celebracion eucaristica (2).