(From against and a fever). A remedy against a fever; called also antipyreuticon.
Or Antiqua'r-tium, (from against, and quartanum, a quartan fever). A medicine against a quartan.
(From against, and the nose,) also called caput vituli, bucranion, o8 leonis, anarrhinum, lychnis, sylvestris, atochium, snap-dragon, and calf's snout.
A decoction is said to be used in the jaundice, but is chiefly used as a charm.
(From against, and a worm). See Anthelmintica.
(From against, and scorbutus, the scurvy). Medicines against the scurvy; q. v.
Cortex. See Wintera-nus, Cortex.
(From against, and to draw). A revulsion. The turning the course of the humours whilst they are actually in motion. The doctrine of revulsion is the invention of Hippocrates.
(From against, and to draw). A general epithet for any medicine that acts by way of revulsion.
(From opposite to, and the sternum, or breast). The back is so called because it is opposite to the breast bone. See Dorsum.
(From against, and to extend). A contra-extension: an opposite location of parts, as of the liver and spleen.
"Thenar(from against, and the palm of the hand). See Abductor pollicis Manus Indicem.
(From against, and the thick part of the anthelix).
(From , and percutio).