A tree which grows on the coast of Guinea, the infusion of whose leaves cures the tooth-ach. Phil. Transactions, N° 232.
Or Asbestus. When the term is applied to the amianthus or earth-flax, it is derived from α, non. and to extinguish, because it is uninjured by fire; when to calx viva, or quick lime, it is on account of its unquenchable properties. See Amianthus. Also a name for calx viva.
So called from Ascalon, a city of Judaea, where they abound. A species of onions.
Ldes. Eschalots, barren onions, or scallions.
(From α,non,and wink) One who keeps his eyes long fixed and immoveable without twinkling.
(From to move about). So called from their continual troublesome motion. See Vermes.
(From ascenso, to increase). The ascent or increase of a disease.
(From , to move about). Wrestlers.
(From the same). The name of a dried smegma described by P. AEgineta; of a troche in the writings of AEtius; and a collyrium in Galen; called Atheniphium, from its author Athenippus.
(From a bottle). The eminence of the pubes at the years of maturity.
(From leather). A bottle. They were formerly made of leather, and Hippocrates used to apply them, when filled with hot water, to pained parts.
(From and forma).
A species of the ascyrum.
Ascyros, Ascyrum, Ascyrus; probably from the city Scyrum, where it abounds. See Androsaemum.
Or Asse, (from nauseo). Hippocrates by these words means a loathing of food, from accumulations in the stomach.
See Sang. draconis.
The cod fish; it is called also ca-beliau, morhua, molva, and the keeling. This belongs to the genus gadus Lin. and includes the whiting, the haddock, the whiting pout, the sea pike., and some similar fish. See Aliment.
From α, neg. and a sign). An epithet applied to events that fall out contrary to all appearance, and without any manifest cause. A- crisis happening beyond hope.
(From a, neg. and to purify). Unconcocted or undigested.