Brunnieri Glandulae

Brunnier's glands. So called in honour of their discoverer. They are lodged under the villous coat of the intestines, closely adjoining to the nervous; and are smaller than in the large Ones. They are also called Peyeri glandulae, Peyer's glands.


See Erysipelas.


See Ruscus.


(Arabic). That virtue of the celestial influence manifested by the brutes, as in the stork teaching the use of salt in clysters.


An epithet for the most resinous kind of pitch, therefore used to make the oleum pissinum, said by Ray to be the same as the pisselaeon of the ancients; for that was called by them oleum picinum; and was, according to Galen, a medicine made of oil and pitch. The pix Brutia was so called from Brutia, a country in the extreme parts of Italy, and made from the taeda, Mountain Pine.


See Terebinthina.


The name of an ointment used by the Greeks.


See Pareira brava.


(Indian). A tall tree in Malabar: its bark is diuretic. Raii Hist.


(From Brygmus 1519 co make a noise ). A peculiar kind of noise, such as is made by the grating of the teeth, or their gnashing.


(From Bryon 1520 to germinate ). Called splachnon by some: a kind of moss found on cedars, oak, etc. It is astringent.

Bryon Thalassium

See Alga.


(Greek). A malagma so called. It is described by P. AEgineta.


(From Brytia 1523 to devour). The solid parts of grapes which remain after the must is expressed.


Bryton 1524 (from to pour out). A kind of drink made of barley or rice, which Aristotle calls pinon. It is said that those who are drunk with it never fall but on their backs.


(Dim. of Bubalus 1526 an ox). Antilope bubalis Lin. The buffalo; called buffelus, and bos Indiana. It is a kind of ox. This name it hath from the country in Asia from whence it was brought into Europe.


The heart of Bubastus, (from Bubastus, and cor, heart). See Artemisia.


(From Bubon 1528 the groin).

Bubon Galbanum

See Galbanum.

Bubon Macedonicum. See Apium Macedonigum.


(From the Hebrew term bukkah). The cheeks. Hippocrates terms them cyclos; the cheek is also called gomphale, gela, maxilla, melon. They are the sides of the face; and reach from the eyes and temples between the nose and ears. The upper prominent parts of the cheeks are called Mala, which see.


(From buccella, a morsel, and Buccacraton 1531 to mix). Morsels of bread sopped in wine, which formerly served for a breakfast.

Paracelsus calls by the name of bucella, the carne-ous excrescence of a polypus in the nose, because he supposes it to be a portion of flesh parting from the bucca, and insinuating itself into the nose.