Definition of vertigo
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LNS
vertīgō, vertīginis
verto
noun (f., 3rd declension)
  1. a turning or whirling round
  2. a whirling, of the head, giddiness, dizziness, vertigo
  3. a revolution, change, alteration
Abbreviations
vertīgo, inis, f. verto, a turning or whirling round (perh. not ante-Aug.). Lit.: assidua caeli, Ov. M. 2, 70: ponti, id. ib. 11, 548: venti, Sen. Q. N. 5, 13, 3: torti fili, Luc. 6, 460: rotarum, Prud. Psych. 414: assiduā vertigine rotare aliquem, Plin. 8, 40, 61, § 150: quibus una Quiritem Vertigo facit, a turn, twirl of a slave in manumission, Pers. 5, 76.

— Transf., a whirling of the head, giddiness, dizziness, vertigo, Liv. 44, 6, 8; Plin. 20, 15, 57, § 161; 20, 17, 73, § 194; 25, 9, 70, § 117; 25, 11, 89, § 139 al.; Macr. S. 7, 9.

—Of persons intoxicated, Juv. 6, 304.

— Trop., a revolution, change, alteration: vertigine rerum Attoniti, Luc. 8, 16.
 
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