Leucorrhoea

Female sexual weakness; vulg. Whites.

Lochia

Discharge from the womb after delivery.

Lumbago

Rheumatism in the loins.

Lumbar

Appertaining to the loins.

Lumbricus, plur

Lumbrici. The round or long worm.

Luxation

Dislocation.

Lymph

A colorless liquid, circulating in the lymphatics.

Lymphatic

As applied to temperament; same as Leucophleg-matic.

Lymphatics

Absorbent vessels with glands and valves distributed over the body.

Lymphatic Glands

See Conglobate Glands.

Mamma

The breast in the female.

Mania

Insanity; madness.

Marasmus

A wasting away of the body.

Meconium

The excrementitious matter discharged from the intestines of a newly born infant.

Megrim

A pain affecting only one side of the head.

Meibomian Glands

Small glands within the inner membrane of the eyelids.

Menorrhagia

Excessive discharge of blood from the uterus.

Menstrual Flux

The monthly period.

Meningitis Spinalis

Inflammation of the spinal membranes.

Metastasis

The passing of a disease from one part to another.

Metrorrhagia

Discharge of blood from the womb.

Miasm, or Miasma (Marsh.) Peculiar effluvia or emanations from swampy grounds.

Micturition

Urination.

Miliaria

Eruptions of minute transparent vesicles of the size of millet seeds; miliary eruption.

Miliaria Purpura

Scarlet-rash.

Morbus Coxarius

Disease of the hip; hip-disease.

Mucous Membrane

The membrane which lines the sides of cavities which communicate with the external air, such as that which lines the mouth, stomach, etc.

Mucus

One of the primary animal fluids; secretion from the nostrils.

Myelitis

Inflammation of the spinal marrow.

Myopia

Short-sight; near-sightedness.

Narcotic

Having the property of inducing sleep.

Nasal

Belonging to the nose.

Nasal Cartilages

The cartilages of the nose.

Nates The buttocks.

Nephritis

Inflammation of the kidneys.

Neuralgia

Pain in a nerve.

Neuralgia Facialis

Face-ache.

Nodosities

Swellings; nodes, a swelling of the bone or thickening of the periosteum.

Notalgia

Pains in the loins.

Obesity

Corpulency.

Odontalgia

Tooth-ache.

Oedema

Swelling; dropsical swelling; adj. (Edematous.

Olfaction

The act of smelling.

Omentum

The caul. The vis-cus consists of folds of the peritoneum connected together by cellular tissue; it is attached to the stomach, lying on the anterior surface of the bowels.