(From Anticnemion 827 over-against, and the calf of the leg). Hippocrates uses this word to express that part of the tibia which is bare of flesh.


(From Anticolica 829 against, and the colic). Remedies against the colic. See Colic.


(From Anticontosis 831 against, and a staff or pole). In Hippocrates it signifies the supporting a person with a staff or crutch.


Before applied to the situation of different muscles, and used as an epithet.


(From Antidinica 833 against, and circumgyration). Medicines against a vertigo. See Vertigo.


(From Antidotarium 835 an antidote).

See Dlspensatorium.


Ex Duobus Centaurae Generibus. See Chamedrys.


Or Antidotum. The Chaldee word for which is beluzaar, also called alexlcaca. An antidote, (from Antidotus 836 against, and to give). See

Alexipharmica, and Adamus. Sometimes it is a general name for medicines; occasionally for compound ones.


(From Antidysenterica 838 against, and aflux). Medicines against a dysentery. See Dysentery.


(From Antifebrile 840 , against, and febris, a fever). Remedies against a fever. See Fever.

Antigoni Collyrium Nigrum

The black collyrium of Antigonus. It is made of cadmia, antimony, pepper, verdigrise, gum arabic, and rain water.


(From Antihectica 841 against, and a hectic fever). Remedies against a hectic fever.

Antihecticum Poterii

A medicine invented by Poterius, also named anlimonium diaphoreti-cum Joviale; formerly extolled as effectual in hectic fevers; but from long experience disregarded, as of no consequence. It is an oxide of tin, and chalybeated regulus of antimony, in consequence of their deflagration with nitre. The neutral salt is separated by washing. For its mode of preparation, see Lewis's Dispen-satorv Improved. Ed. 8vo. Edinb. 1786.


See Auricula and Antelix.

Anti Icteric

Spirit,in pharmacy. As biliary calculi, out of the body, are dissolved by an union of spirit of turpentine and spirit of wine, the union of these fluids has been attempted by distillation. Half an ounce of spirit of turpentine has been distilled with half a pint of spirit of wine; and the fluid drawn off, separated from the uncombined oil. One other circumstance is necessary, viz. a method of injecting this spirit into the gall-bladder!!