(From 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 against, and the colic). Remedies against the colic. See Colic.
(From 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 against, and circumgyration). Medicines against a vertigo. See Vertigo.
(From an antidote).
Ex Duobus Centaurae Generibus. See Chamedrys.
Or Antidotum. The Chaldee word for which is beluzaar, also called alexlcaca. An antidote, (from against, and to give). See
(From against, and aflux). Medicines against a dysentery. See Dysentery.
(From , against, and febris, a fever). Remedies against a fever. See Fever.
(From against, and a hectic fever). Remedies against a hectic fever.
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.
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!!