(From Amphimetrion 489 about, and the womb). The parts about the womb.


(From Amphiplex 491 about, and toconnect). According to Rufus Ephesius it is the part situated betwixt the scrotum, anus, and internal part of the thighs.


(From Amphipneuma 493 about, or around, and breath). See DyspnŒa.


(From Amphisbaena 495 either way, and

Amphisbaena 497 to go). Galen says, it is an animal with two heads. Aetius describes it as a venomous serpent, which moves with either end forward, from which circumstance it hath its name; and says, the bite is like the sting of a bee, as to its effects, though somewhat more violent, but it is cured in the same manner. The serpent which bears this name in modern systems, has no resemblance to that described by the ancients, and is not venomous.


(From Amphismila 498 on each side, and an incision knife). A dissecting knife with an edge on each side.


(From Amphitane 500 and extended).

See Tincal.


(From Amphodonta 502 on both sides, and a tooth). By this word, Hippocrates expresseth animals that have teeth in both jaws.


A Roman measure for liquids, (from Amphora 504 by a.syncope it is called so from the two handles for carriage; on both sides, and to bear). Its contents are seven gallons and one pint English.


(From Ampotis 508 to regurgitate). The recess or ebb of the tide. Hippocrates used this word to express the recess of the humours from the circumference to the centre of the body.


(From Ampulla 509 to swe/l out). In istry all bellied vessels are called ampullae, as


Heads, excipula, or Receivers, Cucurbits.

Ampulla Scens

(From ampulla). The alvus ampullascens is the most tumid parts of Pecquet's duct: in modern language, the receptaculum chyli.