Aegyptium Oleum

See Cataputia; also the name of a topic used by the ancients in uterine disorders.

-------------------- album. See Crinomyron.

--------------------croceum ung. Both these are described by Aetius.

------------------- pharmacum ad aures. The name of one of Aetius's compositions.

Aegyptius Pessus

A pessary described by Paulus Aegineta: it is made of honey, turpentine, saffron, oil, verdigris, etc.


(From Aeichryson 183 always, and gold; because the herb is always of a shining yellow). See Sedum.


(From Aeigluces 185 always, and sweet ).

A sweet sort of wine is thus named. When the fermentation has begun, the vessel is placed under water, and there kept all the winter, that it may be cool, and not be completely turned into wine.


(From Aeithalis 187 always, and to be green). See Sedum.


(From Aeizoon 189 always, and life). See



See Alla.


Syr. de, (from Aeluropo 191 a cat, and pes,) so called from the resemblance of its leaves and flowers to a cat's foot. See Gnaphalium Montanum.


(From Aembillae 193blood; because the seeds are of a deep red colour). See Lacca.


An epithet given to the instrument called a catheter, from brass, the matter of which it was formerly made.


Aeon 194 the whole age of a man. But Hippocrates uses it to signify the remains of a man's life. See also Medulla spinalis.


(From Aeonion 195 eternal; because the sedum majus is an evergreen). See Sedum.


(From Aera 198 tollo, to take away). So called, because it is necessary to remove it. See Lolium.

Aerated Water

See Aquae minerales and Aquae minerales artificiales.


A weight of about twenty grains.


(From Aerificatio 199 air, and fio, to become).

It is the producing of air from other bodies, or rather converting them into air.


(From Aeritis 201 the air,) so named from being of a sky-blue colour. See Anagallis.


(From Aerologia 202 and sermo). That part of medicine which treats of air, explains its properties and use in the animal economy, and its efficacy in preserving and restoring health.