A drop. See Gutta.
- See Consolida.
(From a/veare, a bee-hive). The bottom of the concha or hollow of the external ear; it terminates in the meatus auditorius. It is in this cavity where the ear-wax is principally lodged.
So called from the likeness to an honey comb. See Maxillaria superiora Ossa
(adim.of alveus,a channel,) called also botrion, or bothrion; frena, mortariolum. The sockets in the jaws in which the teeth are set; they are lined with a very sensible membrane, which also incloses the roots of the teeth. There are usually sixteen of these alveoli, or sockets, in each jaw.
A channel. Medicinally, it is applied to many tubes or canals through which some fluid flows, particularly to ducts which convey the chyle from its receptacle to the subclavian vein.
(From alvus, the belly, and duco, to draw). Medicines which purge. See Purgantia.
(From alvus, and fluo, to flow). See Diarrhcea.
A Lvus, (from alveus, a channel). The belly. Celsus uses this word for the belly, relative to the intestinal discharge, as Hippocrates and others use the words or See also Abdomen.
A Lyce, (from to be anxious). See Alysmos.
(From α neg. and pain). The herb terrible. It is also called white turbith. Frutex terribilis, empetrum, thymelea and globularia fruticosa. Globularia alypum Lin. Sp. Pi. 139. Not used at present in medicine.
Madwort, (from α, for anti, and that madness which the mad dog occasions by his bite . It is the marrubium alysson Lin. Sp. Pi. 815, and been considered as a diaphoretic.
Alyssum galeni. The marrubium.
Alyssum Plinu. The mollugo.
Alyssum verticillatum. See Marrubium verticillatum
See Cinnabaris. Alzilat. The name of a weight of three grains.
Burnt copper. AEus ustum.
And Alrum. The name of the tree that produces gum bdellium in some ancient authors.
A Ma, A Me, or Ames, (Syriac). A sort of small cake. Aretaeus uses this word to compare the quantity of hellebore for a dose.
(From simul, and nubere,vel mollire). Its chemical character is
A. A. A. In chemistry it is a soft paste, produced by mixing mercury with a metal.
With amalgamated gold, silver and other metals are. gilt; but this subject does not belong to medicine.