(From the Hebrew word kanta). See Furfur.


Garden saffron.


See Nux vomica serapionis.

Canthari Figulini

Cucurbits made of potter's ware. See Cucurbita.

Cantianus Pulvis

The Countess of Kent's powder. It is made with the rad. contrayervae; corallium album crystal, terra Lemnia cerussa antimonii; mosch. ambergrise and saffron.

If cochineal be added, it is called pulv. cant. rub.; if calcined toads, pulv. cant, niger.


A term for saccharum, sugar; but in conjunction with it, for sugar candy. See Saccharum.


Or Cantum. A word used by the Greeks to signify angular, and applied to crystallized sugars, particular sugars in more regular crystals, candy.

Cantuarie Nses Aqua

Canterbury waters. At Canterbury there are five wells not far from each other; they are strongly impregnated with iron, sulphur, and carbonic acid gas. Their taste is somewhat hard and austere; their smell is sulphureous. They are said to succeed in disorders of the stomach, in gouty complaints, the jaundice, diseases of the skin, and. chlorosis.

Ca Ova. See Coffea.

Caphura Baros Indo Rum

See C Phora


Ol. An aromatic essential oil tilled from the root of the cinnamon tree.


(Indian.) Species of acorns which grow in the West Indies, larger and more useful than those of Europe, with the same qualities in a greater degree. See Calamus aromaticus Asia-ticus.


(From cafiillus,a hair, and teum, milky). See Aphrogala.


(From capillus, a hair,) resembling hairs or threads.

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Capillaments are those slender filaments that spring up within the leaves of a flower, and are more usually called the stamina; whence a ca-pillaceous flower is also a stamineous one. Again, by cupillaments are meant those slender parts which resemble hairs, and are produced from vegetables; as, for instance, from seeds or roots.


The hairy or villous integuments belonging to animals. Called also capilli-tium, when applied to the hairy scalp in the human subject.

Capiliares Vermiculi

See Crinones,and Dracunculi.

Capillaria Vasa

(From capillus, a hair). Capillary vessels. The smallest vessels in our bodies are so called, because they appear as small as hairs.


Any thing that resembles hairs, applied to leaves that are longer than the setaceous, or bristle shaped leaf; to glands resembling hairs; to filaments; to the style; and to the pappus or down affixed to some seed. Capillary plants are those which have leaves of this description; and they are all supposed pectoral or demulcent. See Adianthum.


(From capillus, a hair). A capillary fracture of the cranium. See Trichismos.


See Capillamentum, and Trichiasis.

Capillorum Defluvium

(From capillus, and defluo, to fall off). See Alopecia.


(From caput, the head, and pile-nus, full). See Catarrhus. It is a barbarous word, but Baglivi uses it to signify that continual heaviness or disorder in the head which the Greeks call carebaria.