Lnum, (from Anarrh 599 and' a nose). See



(From Anarrhcea 601 upward, and to flow) A flux of humours from below upwards.


(From α, neg. and Anarthroi 603 a joint,) fatness so considerable as to obliterate the joints.


The Duck. See Anser.


(From Anaspasis 606 and to draw). A contraction of the stomach. Hippocrates.

Ana Ssutos

(From Ana Ssutos 608 upwards, and to move). Hippocrates, when speaking of the suffocation observed in hysteric fits, and the air rushing out with violence upwards, employs this epithet.

Anasta Ltica

(From' Anasta Ltica 610 to contract).

See Astringentia.


(From Anastasis 611 to cause to rise). A rising up to go to stool; also a migration of humours, and a rising up or recovery from sickness. Hippocrates.

Anastoicheio Sis

(From Anastoicheio Sis 612 and a principle or element). A resolution of a body into the elements of which it was composed: a colliquation or dissolution of the solids or fluids of the body.


(From Anastomosis 614 or per, and a mouth; also axcanastomosis, inosculatio). Anatomists use the word to express the inosculation of the arteries and veins, or their running into one another. The menses, discharged, are said to be discharged by anastomosis, i. e. by the opening the mouths of the vessels into the uterus.

If the blood transudes through the sides of the vessels, the discharge is said to be per diapedesin, transudation.

If the vessels are corroded by acrid humours, the discharge is per diabrosis, erosion.

Anastomo Tica

(From the same . Medicines suited to open the mouths of the extreme blood vessels; sometimes of the same import with aperientia.


The abbreviation of Anatamica.

A Nates, (from nates, the buttocks). A disease of the anus.


A salt which vegetates on rocks in the form of white stony moss. It is the fossil alkali.


(From Anathymiasis 617 to fumigate).

See Evaporatio.

Anatica Proportio

(From ana, equal). Equal Proportion.