Auratus Germanorum

(From aurum, gold). It is an oleo-saccharum with the oil of cinnamon, called Aurum horizonta.'le.

Aurea Alexandria

An antidote invented by Alexander.

Aureliana Canadensis Iroquaeis

(Ab auureo colore., from its golden colour ). See Gensing.

Au Reus, (from the same). A weight equal to a drachm and a half; also a pompous appellation for many compound medicines. Blancard says it was a weight amongst the Arabians of a drachm, a seventh part; the same with denarius.


A corruption of orichalcum. See A


(From aurum, gold, and Auricolla 1330 to glue together ). A substance with which goldsmiths solder gold. See Tincal.

Auriculae Cordis

Two muscular bags a-the basis of the heart. See Cor.

Auriculae Judae, called also fungus sambuci, fungus membranaceus, peziza auriculam referens,agaricua auricula forma; jews' ears. Peziza auricula Lin. It is a sort of fungus, which grows on elder trees; its internal use is generally thought not safe, but a decoction in milk has been a much esteemed gargle in the quinsy.


(From auricula, the ear). See Mentha palustris folio oblongo.


See Extensor minimi di-giti.

Auricularis digitus. The little finger is called the ear finger, because with it we are most apt to rub and pick the inner ear.

Auricularis medicus. A physician for the ear.


Belonging to the ear, also an ear doctor.

Auricularum Septum

See Cor.


Vel Auritum Folium, an eared leaf, from auricula, a little ear; twisted into the form of a little ear, or having an appendage like a little ear: or they are heart shaped, but have the corners prominent and rounded, but with an additional smaller lobe near the base


A wagonner. A sort of bandage for the sides, described by Galen. So called because it is made like the traces of a wagon-horse. It was also a name given by the ancients to a lobe of the liver. They divided the liver into four lobes; the first was called focus, from a ridiculous belief that there the food was concocted; second, mensa, because they thought the aliments of the limbs were placed there; the third culter; and fourth auriga, as conducive to the distribution of the aliments.


(Ab aureo colore, from its yellow colour). See Icterus.


From aurem scalpere, an ear picker.


An ear doctor.

Alrus Brasilie Nsis

See Calamus arom.



(From Auster 1331 to burn). The south wivd, which is warm, moist, and productive of putrid diseases. It means also austere, and arises from the union of acid with astringent particles, such as in unripe fruits.


(From i Austromantia 1332 the wind, and divination). Pretending to tell events from observation of the winds.


See Dentalium.


(From Authemeron 1334 the same, and a day). The very same day. A medicine is thus railed that gives relief on the same day it is taken. Galen describes two remedies of this kind.