(From Camelina 1667 a camel; because they are fond of it). See Erysimum.


See Camaroma.


Or Camet. See Argentum.


See Canella alba.


A furnace and its chimney. In Ru-landus it signifies a bell.

Camisia Foetus

(From the Arabic term kami-sah, an under garment). See Chorium.


The lobster, or cray fish; so named from the shape of its shell. See Cancer fluviaitilis.


(Quia homines Cammorum 1668 perimat,) nightshade; because if eaten it destroys in a deplo-rable manner. Sec Camarum.

Camotes Indica

See Battatas Hispanica.


Corrupted from Chamaemelum, which see.


A bell; so called because Paulinus, the bishop of Nob in Campania, first used bells for religious purposes. In chemistry it is a receptacle for the gas of sulphur, where it is concentrated and collected together into a fluid, the oleum sulphuris per Campanam, which is only the modern sulphuric acid. Campanulae, (a dim. of Campana). See Cervicaria.


(From Campe 1669 to bend). A flexure or bending. It is also used for the ham, because it is the part usually bent; and for a joint, or an articulation.

Camphorae Linimentum Ammonlv Tum

See Ammonia.

Campiiorae elix. Hartmanni, i. e. Spt. Camphorae cum pauxillo croci Anglicani.

Camphorae flores. The subtile substance which first ascends in subliming camphor.

Camphorae flores Comp. The compound flowers of camphor, made by subliming eight parts of camphor with one of the flowers of benjamin.

Camphorae oleum. See Cinnamomum.


(From cawphora, so called from its smell). See Melissa turcica.


(From camphora, so called because it resembles it in smell). Stinking ground vine, called also Chamaepeuce, and camphorata hirsuta. Camphorosma Monspeliaca Lin. Sp. Pi. 178. It is a low plant, a native of the warmer parts of Europe, smelling like camphor, but more disagreeable. It is much esteemed in fomentations against pain, and com-led in gouty complaints. Miller's Bott. Off.


(From camphora). Campho-hats. Salts formed by the union of the camphoric acid with different bases.

Camphoratum Oleum

A mixture of olive oil, two parts, with one of camphor: of use in inflammatory swellings of the throat, if mixed with a proper cataplasm and applied to it. In ascites, when the abdomen is much distended, if rubbed on freely every night and morning, it is supposed to be useful.

See Neumann's Chemical Works, Lewis's Mat. Med. Alexander's Exper. Essays, Rieger and Hoffman on Cumphor.

Camphoricum Acidum

Camphoric acid is produced by distilling the nitric acid, six or eight times, from camphor. It is a crystallized salt, which reddens syrup of violets and the tincture of turnsole; of a bitter taste, and differing from the oxalic acid in not precipitating lime from the muriatic acid.