(From to lay hold of).
(From against, and the bottom of the ear). See Auricula.
(From against, and the plague). Remedies against the plague.
Called also gazella Africana, capra-slreflsiceros, strepsiciceros, the antelope.
(From 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, ss. of chalk, 3 iij- of bole armoniac, 3 i. of root of helenium, and six drops of oil of aniseseed.
Mr. Glutton, the chemist, says that they contain a portion of arsenic.
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 against, and death or disease). A medicine to prolong life. Also the name of an antidote which Myrepsus improperly calls diatamaron.
(From and , a pain in the kidneys). Remedies against disorders of the kidneys. See Nephritis.
(From against, and the palsy). Medicines against the palsy. See Paralysis.
A black coral. See Corallium Nigrum.
(From 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.