Abnormal, unnatural, unhealthy.

Accoucher, obstetrician.

Amblyopia, degeneration of the optic nerve.

Amaeboid, like an amaeba.

Amorphous, of irregular form.

Anomalous, contrary to a general rule.

Antidote, something which will counteract the effects of a poison.

Antiseptic, preservative agent.

Antiphlogistic, opposed to fever or inflammation.

Aphthous, affected with aphthae.

Articulation, the union of two bones.

Ascites, dropsy of the peritoneum.

Asphyxia, suspended animation.

Asthenia, debility, lack of strength.

Atonic, wanting tone.

Auditory, pertaining to the act of hearing.

Autopsy, examination after death.

Axilla, hollow beneath the shoulder.

Bilateral, having two sides.

Blue stone, blue vitriol.

Bolus, a large pill.

Bougie, a long flexible instrument for dilating narrow passages.

Bursa, a sac.

Cachexia, a diseased condition of the nutritive system.

Cachectic, unhealthy.

Calculus, a hard concretion.

Canthus, the angle of the eye.

Capillary, resembling a hair.

Caries, ulceration of bone.

Carpus, the bones forming the wrist.

Catamenia, the menstrual period.

Cautery, a burning or searing.

Cerebral, pertaining to the oerebrum.

Cerebration, cerebral activity, thought.

Cerumen, ear-wax.

Cervix, neck.

Chlonic, convulsion with alternate relaxation.

Cicatricial, scar like.

Climacteric, a critical period of life.

Coagulum, a clot or curd.

Collapse, a sudden failure of the vital force.

Colliquative, relating to discharges producing great exhaustion.

Cottyrium, an application to the eye.

Coma, a profound state of sleep, from which it is hard to rouse a person.

Congenital, dating from birth.

Congestion, unnatural accumulation of blood in a part

Contagion, an agency by which diseases are transmitted.

Contagious, communicable by contact.

Convalescence, the stage of recuperation after illness.

Copperas, green vitriol.

Coryza, nasal catarrh.

Cranium, the skull.

Cretinism, a state of idiocy aooompanied by goitre.

Crisis, the turning point.

Cuticle, the outside skin.

Cutis, the "true skin."

Decussate, to cross.

Demulcent, a substance of bland, soothing nature.

Depletion, lessening of vitality or activity.

Dermatologist, a specialist in skin diseases.

Dessicated, dried.

Diagnosis, the discrimination of disease.

Diaphoretic, a remedy which will induce perspiration.

Diathesis, constitutional affection or tendency.

Diuresis, an increased secretion of urine.

Diuretic, a medicine which will increase the secretion of urine.

Dorsal, pertaining to the back.

Dorsum, the back.

Dysuria, difficult urination.

Ecchymosis, a discolored spot, the effect of a bruise or rupture.

Effusion, the escape of fluid out of its natural vessel into another part.

Electrotherapy, treatment of disease by electricity.

Emmenagogue, a remedy that promotes the menstrual flow.

Endemic, a disease arising from some peculiarity of situation or locality.

Entozoa, internal parasites, worms.

Ephemera, fever of short duration.

Epidemic, a disease attacking at the same time a number of individuals, supposed to be caused by some peculiar condition of the atmosphere.

Epigastrium, pit of the stomach.

Epistaxis, nosebleed.

Erotic, passionate, sensual.

Empiricism, quackery.

Erethism, irritation, excitement.

Etiology, that department of medical science which treats of the causes of disease.

Excoriated, raw, deprived of skin.

Expectant Medication, a method in which the patient is left almost wholly to the efforts of nature.

Extravasation, escape of fluid into the tissues.

Exudation, oozing of fluid through the pores of a membrane or skin.

Fascia, the thin, tendinous covering of muscles.

Fauces, the posterior portion of the mouth.

Febrile, feverish.

Fluor atibus, whites, leucorrhoea.

Faeces, excrement, natural discharge from the bowels.

Follicle, a gland in a membrane.

Fomites, substances supposed to retain disease germs.

Fontanel, soft spot on head of infant.

Foramen, a cavity.

Fungus, a morbid growth.

Galactorrhoea, excessive secretion of milk.

Ganglion, a collection of nerve cells.

Gangrene, mortification.

Gastric, pertaining to the stomach.

Globus hystericus, sensation of a lump in the throat.

Glottis, the openings between the vocal cords.

Grumous, clotted.

Gynecologist, a specialist in diseases of women.

Hemicrania, a pain affecting but one side of the head.

Hepatic, pertaining to the liver.

Homologous, similar in structure.

Hydatid, a tumor containing transparent fluid.

Hydropathy, the science of the use of water as a remedial agent.

Hydriatics, hydrotherapy.

Hyperaesthesia, unnatural sensibility.

Hypertrophy, over-growth.

Hypnotic, a remedy which induces sleep.

Hypodermic, under the skin.

Hydrotherapy, hydropathy.

Idiopathic, a primary disease.

Idiosyncracy, a peculiarity of constitution.

Inanition, exhaustion from want of nourishment.

Incubation, the period between the exposure to a contagious disease and the attack resulting from it.

Infection, contagion.

Inguinal, pertaining to the groins.

Insomnia, absence of sleep.

Intermittent, a disease which subsides at certain intervals.

Labia, lip.

Lactation, the period of milk secretion.

Lamina, a thin plate or scale.

Lateral, pertaining to the side.

Lesion, an injury of structure.

Lethargy, unnatural sleepiness.

Lithotomy, the operation for stone in the bladder.

Lobe, a round projecting division of an organ.

Lumbar, pertaining to the loins.

Lymph, fluid of the lymphatics.

Maceration, soaking.

Materia medica, science of medicine.

Menstruum, fluid medium.

Metamorphosis, complete change of form.

Metastasis, a change in the seat of disease.

Moribund, dying.

Narcotism, narcotic poisoning.

Nates, buttocks.

Nephritic, pertaining to the kidneys.

Neurosis, disease of the nerves.

Node, a protuberance.

Normal, natural.

Nostrum, patent medicine.

Nuchae, nape of the neck.

Occiput, back part of the head.

Oedematous, dropsical swelling which pits on pressure.

Oil of vitriol, sulphuric acid.

Olfactory, pertaining to the sense of smell.

Opthalmic, pertaining to the eye.

Osmosis, circulation of fluids through moist membranes.

Ossification of bone, formation of bone.

Ovariotomy, the operation of removing the ovary.

Ovum, egg, female element of generation.

Panacea, a universal remedy.

Paracentesis, the operation of tapping to evacuate fluid in dropsy.

Paralysis, loss of sensation or power of motion.

Parietes, inclosing walls.

Paroxysm, a sudden violent action.

Pathology, the science of diseases.

Pathognomonic, characteristic.

Pectoral, relating to the breast.

Pedicle, the stalk, or neck.

Pediluvium, a bath for the feet.

Pellicle, a thin skin or membrane.

Petechiae, small spots in shape and color resembling flea-bites.

Pharynx, upper portion of the throat.

Phlebitis, inflammation of the inner membrane of a vein.

Phlebotomy, blood letting.

Phlegmasia-dolens, milk-leg.

Pitting, indentation produced by pressure with the finger.

Plethora, a condition in which there is a superabundance of blood.

Pleurodynia, pain in the chest.

Plexus, a net-work of vessels or nerves.

Polypus, a variety of tumor.

Post-mortem, after death.

Primae viae, the alimentary canal.

Process, a prominence on a bone.

Prognosis, a judgment respecting the progress or result of a disease.

Prolapsus, falling.

Prophylactic, a preservative remedy.

Pruritus, itching.

Pseudo, spurious.

Psychology, science of the mind.

Ptyalism, an excessive secretion of saliva.

Puerperal, pertaining to childbirth.

Pulmonary, pertaining to the lungs.

Pyrexia, condition of normal heat.

Regurgitation, the rising of fluids into the mouth.

Remittent, abating periodically in severity.

Rigor, sensation of cold with shivering.

Spectroscope, an instrument used in spectrum analysis.

Soporific, productive of sleep.

Sedatives, medicines which depress the vital forces.

Senile, relating to old age.

Sensorium, the common center of sensations.

Sequelae, morbid conditions sometimes left by an acute disease.

Serum, a component of the blood.

Sialagogues, remedies which increase the secretion of saliva.

Slough, to come off; mortification.

Sopor, deep sleep.

Sphincter, a circular muscle.

Sputum, matter expectorated.

Sporadic, a disease which arises from an accidental cause.

Stertor, snoring breathing.

Strangulation, a stoppage of the circulation by compression.

Stupor, unconsciousness.

Subcutaneous, underneath the skin.

Sudorific, a medicine which induces perspiration.

Synchronous, simultaneous.

Syncope, fainting.

Tenesmus, constant desire to evacute ths bowels.

Traumatic, pertaining to a wound.

Trismus, partial lockjaw.

Therapeutics, that branch of medical science which considers the treatment of disease.

Vasomotor, pertaining to the motion of the blood in the vessels.

Velum, a veil.

Ventral, abdominal.

Vesication, formation of blislters.

Virus, poison.

Viscus, any internal organ.

Viscera, plural of viscus.

Vivisection, dissection during life.

Volition, will.

Vomica, an abscess in the lungs.