(From the Hebrew word kanta). See Furfur.
See Nux vomica serapionis.
Cucurbits made of potter's ware. See Cucurbita.
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.
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.
See C Phora
Ol. An aromatic essential oil tilled from the root of the cinnamon tree.
(From capillus, a hair,) resembling hairs or threads.
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.
(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.
(From capillus, and defluo, to fall off). See Alopecia.