Apes

(Perhaps from apio, necto, to join together; because, connected together by the feet, they hang down from the entrance of the hive). Bees; called by the ancients Bugones, q. v.

If they are dried and powdered, they are somewhat diuretic; but their chief use is for the preparing of honey and wax.

Apeuthy Smenos

(From Apeuthy Smenos 940 and strait),

See Rectum intestinum.

Aphaerema

See Alica.

Aphaeresis

(From Aphaeresis 942 to take away). To take away any superfluous part, medicinally or chirur-gicallv.

Aphassiomexos

(From Aphassiomexos 943 to handle,.

To reduce any thing to a pulp or powder by rubbing it between the fingers. Hippocrates often applies this word to the touch of the pudenda, in order to discover disorders of these parts. It is the same as tactus.

Aphebrioc

Sulphur.

Aphelicesteros

(of Aphelicesteros 944 from, and youth). One past the flower of age.

Aphepsema

(From Aphepsema 946 and to boil). See

CoCtlO.

Aphesis

(From Aphesis 948 to remit). Hippocrates generally signifies the remission or solution of a disease by this word.

Aphilanthropia

(From α, neg. and Aphilanthropia 949

Aphilanthropia 950 the love of mankind). The first degree of melancholy, when a person hates society, and delights in solitude.

Aphlegmanton

(From α, neg. and Aphlegmanton 951 phlegm). Void of phlegm.

Aphonae

See Pemphigodes.

Aphoni

(From α, priv. and Aphoni 952 voice). Those who labour under a coma. Hippocrates.

Aphorismus

(From Aphorismus 953 to separate, or distinguish). A short sentence, briefly expressing the properties of a thing; or which serves as a maxim, or principle, especially in philosophy and physic.

Aphorme

(of Aphorme 954 from, and ' a motive).

Hippocrates expresses by this word whatever occasions a disease. It is used metaphorically, for the word relates to human actions, and their motives.

Aphraenus

(From α, neg. and Aphraenus 956 to be wise).

One who has lost the use of his reason.

Aphrodes

(From Aphrodes 957 froth). Spumous, or frothy. Hippocrates applies this word to the blood and excrements.