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(From against,and the hypochondria). Medicines against the disorders of the hypochondria.
E'-Ricum, Sal. It is the residuum remaining after the distillation of the water, and sublimation of the sal ammon. which consists of the marine acid and the fixed alkaline salt, or the alkaline earth, according as one or the other was used in the process. The same term is applied to this salt when refined.
(From against, and the uterus'). Medicines against hysteric affections.
(contra, against). This Greek preposition is generally used in a compound term. See the preceding articles.
See Tonsil. It sometimes signifies the tonsils, when inflamed. From to be opposite; because they answer one another.
(From the tonsils, and a prey). Tumours of the tonsils.
(From against, and a cachexy). Medicines against a cachexy.
A third kind of fossil cadmia, also called pseudocadmia. Anti is here joined to express its being substituted for the true cadmia.
The hollow at the bottom of the breast. (From against, and the upper orifice and the pit of the stomach). Called also scrobicu-lus cordis.
(From against, and a catarrh). A remedy against a catarrh. Sec Catarrh.
(From against, and
a burning fever). Remedies against burning fevers.
(From against, and the hand). The thumb of a person's hand. Sec Pollex.
(From anticipo, to anticipate). The Greeks express this by : it is applied to diseases, each of whose fits begins somewhat sooner than the preceding. If the catamenia arrive before their ordinary period, they are said to anticipate.