In Sagar's Nosology it signifies a concretion or growing together of the soft parts.
(From an anchor, and forma). A process of the scapula, not unlike the beak of an anchor. See Coracoides.
A' Nci, also Galiancon (from a weasel, and an elbow) Angus, weasel-elbowed. When the head of the humerus is in the arm-pit, such patients are also called mustelanei. The disorder which this name expresses, is a luxation of the humerus in the uterus; or in infancy, when an abscess thrusts out the head of the bone. Those who have the foot similarly distorted are called vari and volgi.
A' Ncinar. See Borax.
(From to embrace,) because the bones meeting, and being there united, fold one into another. See Olecranon.
(From the elbow,) Musculus: called also cubitdlis musculus. It rises by around short tendon from the outer condyle of the os humeri backwards; it soon grows fleshy, and is inserted into the ulna about three inches below its head, serving to extend the fore-arm. This muscle is reckoned by some as a part of the brachiaus externus; from which in dissection it cannot be separated without violence.
See Coracoides processus.
(From to blind). The Greek term for the fibula, or button, by which the lips of wounds are held together, which operation Galen calls ancteriasmus. Infibu-latio, an operation which consisted in passing a fibula through the prepuce of stage players and buffoons.
That affection of the eyes in which they seem to contain sand. It is also called petrificatio..
Filthy women are so called during the time of menstruation. Ancunulenta is composed of am, from about, and to pollute. From the Greek comes the Latin caenum, mud or filth, whence are derived cunire and inguinare, to defile.
(From crooked, and a probe). A crooked probe, or a probe with a hook.
(From a hook, and to cut). Any crooked knife used in Surgery.