A species of epilepsy mentioned by Paracelsus. A corruption of the word analepsia.
Johannes Anglicus and Riverius give this name to the species of epilepsy which proceeds from a disorder of the stomach. It is sometimes synonymous with epilepsy in general. See Epilepsia.
(From to recover and regain vigour after sickness). Hence,
(From α, neg. and pain).
Indolence, or absence of pain or grief. A state of ease.
(From . per, by, and ratio, reason). Analogy. It is the mode of reasoning of things not perfectly known, by comparison with others which are better understood, and drawing conclusions from their similitude. See Botanical analogy.
(From α, neg. and to cure).
(From α, neg. and salt). Unsalted.
(From and recorder, to remember). Medicines supposed to improve the memory, or restore it when lost. We need not adq. that the power of such medicines is imaginary.
Anamnestica signa. Commemorative signs; signs which discover the preceding state of the body: as demonstrative signs shew the present state; and prognostics shew the future state.
Mons. Le Cour, of Leyden, was the first who raised this fruit in Europe: they were brought from the Indies to the West, and from thence into Europe. It resembles the cone or fruit of a pine tree, and from thence takes its name; the richness and the flavour of the fruit are well known. It is, however, cold, watery, and indigestible. See Aliment.
Ananas, wild. See Karatas. Bromelia karatus Lin. Sp. Pi. 408.
(From α, non, and ). Hippocrates applies this word to women who havenever known men.
(From and rursus). On the contrary side; as if nature endeavoured to free herself from some disease, by her exertions on the side opposite to that wherein the affection arose. It is opposed to Catixis, which see.
(From a bald person). Baldness of the eye-brows.
(From and ). A species of exercise which consisted in vociferation.
It is supposed to increase the natural heat, improve the appetite and digestion, and to be useful to the phlegmatic and cachectic. Singing is a gentler exercise. Sec Hieron Mercurialis De Arte Gymnastica.