(From Apogalactismus 1023 and to abound with milk ). See Ablactatio.

Apogeusia Apogeusis

(From Apogeusia Apogeusis 1025 and to taste.) See Agheustia.


(From Apolepsis 1027 to be suppressed, retained, &c); also dialepsis interceptio. A suppression or retention of urine, or any other natural evacuation. Hippocrates means by the term dialepsis the space left in a bandage for a fracture, in which the dressings are applied to wounds. The same term is applied to the extinction of the heat, and is sometimes used for catalepsy.


(From Apolexis 1028 to cease or end.) A decaying time of life, and opposed to the flower of age.


(From Apolinosis 1029 and flax). See



(From Apollixaris 1031 to destroy). See Hyosciamus Niger


(From Apolysis 1032 to release): A solution, or release. Such as the exclusion of a child, the solution of a disease, or untying of a bandage.


(From Apomagma 1033 abstergo). Anything used to wipe away sordes or filth from sores, as a handkerchief, or a sponge, etc.


(From Apomathema 1034 neg. and to learn). Hippocrates expresses by it a forgetfulnessof all that hath been learnt.


(From Apomeli 1036 and honey). A sweet liquor made with honey combs, diluted and boiled with water. Galen says, that Hippocrates, and others, called apomeli by the names of oxyglici, and oxyglicum, and that some were made with and others without vinegar: some being sweet, and others sour and sweet. It is simple oxymel.


(From Aponencemenos 1038 to be negligent or averse). An adjective importing an utter aversion to any particular thing.

Apopallesis Apopalsis

(From Apopallesis Apopalsis 1043 to throw off in a hasty manner). An expulsion of the foetus, as in abortions. See Abortus.

Apophlegmatica Apophlegmati

Zantia, Apophlegmatizonta, (of Apophlegmatica Apophlegmati 1044 from, and phlegm). Medicines suited to promote a discharge of mucus or phlegm from the mouth and nose. If from the mouth, they are called mat lories: if from the Schneiderian membrane of the nose, errhines. Pellitory of the wall, horse-radish, etc. are of the former kind; and snuff, with whatever occasions an excretion of mucus, or serum from the head and parts above the throat, comes under the latter denomination. See Errhinae.