(rom Callicreas 1643 good, and meat).

See Pancreas.


(From Calligonum 1645 beautiful, and a joint, or knot; so named from its being handsomely jointed). See Polygonum.


See Tussilago.


(From Callionymus 1647 good, and a name). See Uranoscopus.


And Callitricum. (from Calliphyllum 1649 beautiful, and a leaf, or a hair). See

Adianthum nigrum.


Callosity. See Callus.


See Antimonium.


(From Calocatanos 1652 beautiful, and

Calocatanos 1654 a cup; so called from the beauty of its flower and shape). See Papaver rubrum.

Calomelanos Turqueti

So Riverius calls a certain purgative medicine which he often used. It is thus prepared.

Calomelanos Turqueti 1655 Merc. dule. Э j. gum. scammon. cum sulph. im-pregn vel rez. jalap. Э ss. mucilag. e gum. trag. q. s. f. pil. mediocr.


(From Calomelas 1656 good, and black).

It used to be called Ethiops mineral. But calome/as is, in common acceptation, the mercurius dulc.sexties sub-limatus, which, if ground with the volatile spirits, becomes black: it is called also aquila alba. See Argentum Vivum.


Or Calomochnus. See Adarces.


So called from the place where it was procured. Calonian Myrrh. Hippocrates often prescribes it.


An instrument contrived by Lavoisier and De la Place, to measure degrees of heat separated. Mr. Wedgewood, Philos. Trans. 1784, has offered some objections to this instrument, which M. Berthollet replies to in Chemical Statics, vol. i. p. 404.


Or Calthula,(corrupted from Caltha 1658

Caltha 1659 yellow). Marigold. See Calendula. Caltha arvensis, minima. See Calendula Arvensis.

Caltha palustris. See Calendula palustris.


It derives its name from the form of its fruit, which resembles those instruments of war which were cast in the enemy's way to annoy their horses. This plant is also called tribulus; trapa natans Lin. Sp. Pi. 182. The fruit is nutritious and demulcent, of use in diarrhoeas from abraded bowels, and it is said in the stone.