Hernia Congenita

Congenital hernia. Literally, hernia from birth.

Herpes

A species of eruption.

Herpes Circinnatus

Ringworm.

Hordeolum

Stye.

Hydrocephalus

Water in the head.

Hydrophobia Symptomatica - Symptoms resembling those arising from hydrophobic virus, appearing during the course of other diseases.

Hypertrophy, A morbid increase of any organ, arising from excessive nutrition.

Hypocratic

Sunken and corpselike.

Hypochondrium

Region of the abdomen, contained under the cartilage of the false ribs.

Hypochondriasis

Spleen disease; great depression of spirits, with general functional derangement; adj. Hypochondriacal.

Hypogastrium

The lower anterior portion of the abdomen.

Hysteria

Nervous affection; almost peculiar to females.

Ichor

A thin watery discharge secreted from wounds, ulcers, etc.; adj. Ichorous.

Icterus

Jaundice.

Icterus Neonatorum

Jaundice of infants.

Idiopathic

Original, or primary disease.

Idiosyncrasy

Individual peculiarity.

Ilium

The haunch bone. It, together with the pubis, sacrum, and ischium, contributes to form the pelvis.

Ileus Miserere

A form of colic, a twisting pain in the region of the navel.

Incarcerated

Strangulated or constricted; a term applied to rupture.

Incarnation

The process by which abscesses or ulcers are healed, this takes place by means of little grain-like fleshy bodies, denominated granulations, which form on the surface of ulcers or suppurating wounds, etc, and serve the double purpose of filling up the cavities and bringing closely together and uniting their sides.

Incubus

The nightmare.

Infection

Propagation of disease by effluvia.

Infiltration

Diffusion of fluids into the cellular tissue.

Ingesta

Food; aliment.

Inspissated

Thickened.

Integuments

The coverings of any part of the body. The skin with the adherent fat and cellular membrane form the common integuments.

Ischias

Pain in the hip.

Ischium

Hip-bone.

Ischuria

Suppression of urine.

Lachrymation

Tear shedding. Lactation. Suckling; also the process of the secretion of milk.

Laryngeal

Belonging to the larynx.

Laryngismus Stridulus

Asthma of Millar.

Laryngitis

Inflammation of the larynx.

Larynx

Tipper part of the windpipe.

Lesions

Injuries inflicted by violence, &c

Lesion, Organic

Structural derangement, or injury.

Leuco-phlegmatic Torpid or sluggish: mostly applied to a temperament characterized by want of tension of fibre; with light hair, and general inertness of the physical and mental powers.