(From Antilepsis 843 to lay hold of).

Hippocrates applies this term to,the method of securing bandages from slipping. Apprehensio and apprehenso-rium are used in the same sense.


(From Antilobium 844 against, and the bottom of the ear). See Auricula.


(From Antiloimica 846 against, and the plague). Remedies against the plague.


Called also gazella Africana, capra-slreflsiceros, strepsiciceros, the antelope.

It is of the genus cervus. The hoofs and horns have been used in medicines against hysterics and epilepsy; but are now neglected.

Antily Ssus

(From Antily Ssus 848 against, and the madness caused by a bite of a mad dog).

It is the name of any medicine for the cure of this sort of madness. The pulvis antilyssus is composed of equal parts of the lichen cinereus terrestris and pepper. Hill's medicine is composed of 3 ss. of alum, Antily Ssus 850 ss. of chalk, 3 iij- of bole armoniac, 3 i. of root of helenium, and six drops of oil of aniseseed.

Antimo Niales Pilulae

Dr. Ward. Ward's antimonial pill. Pills consisting of well levigated glass of antimony: one pill, containing about a grain of the antimony, is a full dose.

Mr. Glutton, the chemist, says that they contain a portion of arsenic.

Antimo Nii Sulph Reg Succ

See A.ntimonium.

Antimonii Spiritus. See Clyssus.

Antimonii rubicunda magnesia. See Magnesia 0palina

Antimoniale causticum. See Antimonium.

Antimonii essentia. See Antimontale vinum.

Antimonti oleum. Antimonium muriaticum. See Antimonium.

Antimonium diaphoreticum joviale. See Anti-hect.cum poterii.

Antimonum tartarisatum. See Antimonium.


(From Anttmoris 853 against, and death or disease). A medicine to prolong life. Also the name of an antidote which Myrepsus improperly calls diatamaron.


(From Antinephritica 855 and , a pain in the kidneys). Remedies against disorders of the kidneys. See Nephritis.


(From Antiparalytica 857 against, and the palsy). Medicines against the palsy. See Paralysis.


A black coral. See Corallium Nigrum.


(From Antipatheia 859 against, and an affection). Antipathy. An aversion to particular objects. It is doubtful whether there is any real foundation for feelings of this kind; yet, when we reflect that some animals, as toads or serpents, are generally objects of antipathy, we cannot wholly attribute the aversion to fancy, though we cannot explain it. Form, colour, but, above all, disproportion, excite it.