Scripts Ἀκεσώ(Ancient Greek)
Other Forms FormsAcesis (Ακεσις; Aceso's male counterpart)
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Meaning & History
From the Greek Ἀκεσώ (Akeso), derived from ἄκεσις (akesis) meaning "healing, curing". She was the Greek goddess of healing (wounds) and curing (illness); unlike her sister Panakeia (Panacea), Aceso personified the process of a curing rather than the cure itself.