(From against, and alkali). Such medicines as resist or destroy acids. Alterants and Anorexia. Bile is the most common alkaline acrimony found in the stomach.
Lacos, Antaphroditi-ca, (from against, and venus). Antivenereal, or such means as extinguish amorous desires. Such are violent fatigue, especially if combined with low diet, whatever draws the attention from venereal subjects, active stimulant diuretics, and sometimes, apparently, nitre and camphor.
(From to reciprocate). Returns of the paroxysms of fevers.
Arthriti-Cum, (from against, and the gout).
Medicines against the gout.
Anti -asthmatic, (from against, and an asthma). Remedies against an asthma.
(From against,and a consumption). Medicines against consumptions.
(From antecedo, to go before). See Proegumene.
Antecedent signs. Such signs as precede the disease.
(Ante, before, and labium, a lip). The extremities of the lips.
Or Antihelix, (from opposite, and the helix). It is that part of the ear which is opposite to the helix.
(From instead of, and to contribute).
Substituted. Called also succcdanea, succeda-neous.
(From mutually, and to enter). A mutual insertion or ingress, applied by Galen to the bones.
Lca,(from against, and vomiting). Remedies against vomiting. These are all neutral salts, particularly the citras potassae (the saline draught); and its power in this respect is increased if given in an effervescing state; opiates, and, incases of debility, a glass of wine, or even brandy.
(From against, and, to indicate). Contra-indicatio. A contra-indication. When one symptom requires a remedy which another symptom forbids. Prohibens is used in the same sense.