Cajou Cajum

See Acajaiba.


Indian"mastich thee; catophyllum inophyllum Lin. Sp. Pi. 732. It hath rosaceous flowers, which are followed by a fleshy fruit that includes a nut. This tree is a native of the warm parts of America. From the trunk and branches a gum, called tacamahac, or green balm, resembling the gum mastich, issues, which is accounted vulnerary, resolvent, and anodyne. The c. calaba affords no balm of this kind, but the seeds are eatable.


(From calamus, a reed). An order of plants of the reed kind.


See Sepium os.

Calambac Calambour

(Indian.) See Acallochum.


(From Calamedon 1630 a reed). A species of fracture which runs along the bone in a right line, but is lunated in the extremity.

Calamina Calaminaris

Lapis, (from calamus, a reed; so called from its reed like appearance). Calamine stone, cadmia, or cathmia; also called cadmia lapidosa aerosa, cadmia fossilis, calamite,


Lee Styrax and Magnes.


A name of that factitious cadmia which, by fixing to iron rods, acquires the figure of a reed. See Pompholix.


The name of a plaster in My-repsus.


See Vitriolum.


See Vitriolum album, and Alcali.

Calcaneum Calcar Calcis

Os, (from calx, the heel). Pterna. The heel bone. It is the largest bone in the foot, of which it is the posterior part, and in some measure the basis. The large tendon, called tendo Achillis, is inserted into this bone.

If injured in its fore part, it may safely be amputated.

Calcanthos Calcanthum

(From Calcanthos Calcanthum 1632 brass, and flores, flowers of brass). See Vitriolum.


See Calcaneum.

Calcarius Lapis

(From calx, lime). See Calx.


See Vitriolum.


See Arsenicum album.


See Calcitrapa.

Calcena Calcenonius Calcetus

Paracelsus uses these words to express the tartarous matter in the blood; or that the blood is impregnated with tartarous principles.

Calc Mus

An abbreviation of Museum Cal-ceolaralium Veronense.


See Calcena.

Calceum Equinum

(From calceus,a shoe,and eauus, a horse; so called from the figure of its leaf). See Tussilago.

Calchi Theos

(From Calchi Theos 1634 purple). See

AEErugo .AEris.

Calchoidea Ossicula

(From Calchoidea Ossicula 1635 a chalk stone, and forma). See Cuneiforme os externum.


The name of a medicine in which arsenic is an ingredient.


(From calx, a stone, and frango, to break). Breakstone. An epithet given to the herb scolopendium or spleenwort, in Scribonius Largus. See Lingua cervina.


(From calx, the heel, and gradus, a step). Hippocrates means by it, one who, in walking, lays much stress upon the heels.


Also Cinificatum. Terms applicable to calcined substances.

Calcinatum ma.'jus. This term is applied to whatsoever is dulcified by the chemical art, such as dulcified mercury, lead, and the like substances, which are very speedily consolidated.

Calcinatum majus Poteiui, is mercury dissolved in nitrous acid, and precipitated by salt water. Poterius used it in the cure of ulcers.

Calcinatum minus. Any thing sweet by nature, as sugar, manna, tamarinds, etc.