Canina malus. See Mandragora.
Canina rabies. See Hydrophobia.
(From canis, a dog, and sen-tis, a thorn, from its being prickly like a thorn) See Cynosbatos.
(Indian.) Called also malus Malabarica. It is a large tree, bearing a smooth gold coloured apple, whose pulp is white and mucilaginous: this fruit is remarkably bitter, and so are its seeds, and indeed the whole tree. The root is cathartic, the bark restringent. Raii Hist. The root of the strychnos nux vomica Lin. Sp. Pi. 271.
(From canis, and rubus, a bramble). See Cynosbatos.
Also cyon. A Dog. Gloves made of dogs' skins are worn in summer to keep the skin smooth and cool. The external surface of these skins is smooth) and, as is common with polished bodies, reflect the heat. The white dung of this animal was formerly in esteem, but is not now used. See Album Graecum.
Canis. See Penis.
Canis interfector. See Cevadilla.
Canis ponticus. See Castor.
(From canus, grey headed). Grey-ness of the hairs, or grey headed.
(From the Hebrew kanna, a reed, or holcane ). It is applied to many substances, from some similarity in their appearances; viz. canna domestica major cruris, and carina major. See
Canna Indica. See Sagittaria alexipharmica.
Canna minor cruris. See Fibula.
(From carina, a reed, so named from its reed like appearance). See Acmella.
Cannabina aquatica. See Bidens.
(From a reed, and a f/ag ). See Curcuma.
(A dim. of carina, a reed ). A name vend instruments in surgery: they are tubes of different shapes and sizes; introduced into openings for the conveyance of a fluid from the part.
(From a rule of measure).
Hippocrates, in his book De Aere, etc. gives this appellation to persons who have not prominent bellies. He would intimate that they arc formed as it were by a straight rule: hence the term. This word, canoniai, is corruptly used for canonii.
The name of a collyrium mentioned by Celsus.
In P. AEgineta it is both the flower and the bark of the elder tree.
Also called convolvulus minimus spicae foliis; convolv. linariae folio; convolvulus canta-brica Lin. Sp. Pi. 225. Pliny says it is an herb that was discovered, in the time of Augustus, in the country of the Cantabri in Spain. It grows wild in the field, flowers in June, and is commended against worms. Like all the convolvuli it is actively cathartic. See Convolvulus cantab.