Aves Cypriae

See Candela fumalis.

Avicennia Tomentosa

See Anacardium.

Avigato Pear

Laurus persea Lin. Sp. Pi. 529. A nutritious tropical fruit, supposed to be antidysente-ric. The sailors eat the unripe fruit as an antiscorbutic.

Avis Medica

(From avib, Hebrew). The peacock. See Aliment.


This, in the French language, signifies to have weight; because the pound so called contains sixteen ounces, and hath more weight by some ounces than that which is called Troy weight, which contains twelve ounces; more probably from its being employed in weighing the heavier articles.


See Alnus nigra.


See Argentum vivum.


See Succinum.

Axea Commissura

Sec Trochoides.


The name of a spell in Marcellus Empi-ricus, to render a person impotent.


(Atzil, Hebrew; but Scaliger derives it from ago, to act, and from thence axis, and axilla). The arm Plt, called also mascale, titillicum, male. When an offensive smell is perceived from the arm pit, Diosco-rides and AEtius recommend the decoction of wild arti-rhoke in wine, which, by bringing off much fetid urine, may produce a cure. See also Ala.

Axillares Glandulae

Conglobate glands in the axilla, through which the absorbents of the upper extremity pass.

Axillaris Nervus

The axillary nerve; also called the articular nerve, arises from the last two cervical pair; it runs in the hollow of the axilla, behind the head of the os humeri, between the muscu-his teres, major and minor, and turning from within outwards and backwards round the neck of the bone, runs to the deltoid muscles..

Axillaris- vena. The axlllary vein, is the continuation of the subclavian from its passage out of the thorax to the opposite side of the axilla.


(From ago, to act). That round which anything revolves or is supposed to revolve. With anatomists it is the name of the second vertebra, and according to some the first vertebra, of the neck; it hath a tooth which goes into the first vertebra, and this tooth is called the axis, by others the axle. Blancard says it is the third vertebra from the skull.

Axis arteriae Coeliacae:. See Coeliaca ar-teria.


From its use, unguendi, axe?n. Hog's lard. See Adei's.

Axungia castorei. See Castor.

Axungia de mumia. See Medulla.

Axungia vitri. Sandiver, or salt of glass; it separates from glass whilst making; it is acrid, and hath been used to clean the teeth.


A plant brought to the Isle of France from the Brasils, supposed to be a certain remedy for phthisis and the bites of serpents; but, as Bory in his late voyages informs us, is really useless.


See Galbanum.


And Aycophos. See AEs us-tum.


(From asak, Arabic). See Ammoniacum.

Azadar Acheni Arbor

See Azedarach.


See .AErugo.

Azanitae Acopon

The name of an acopon or ointment, in P. AEgineta.

Azanitae: ceratum. The name of a cerate in Oribasius.


See Adrop. Azarnet. See Auripigmentum.