(From capiistrum, a bridle). See Phimosis.
The name of some chirurgical bandages about the head, resembling a bridle, or rather a horse's head stall. Sec also Trismus.
The soldering of gold. It is a name given to borax, because of its use in soldering this metal. See Borax.
See Fascia, N° 6.
(From caput, head). See Cephalic a.
(From caput, the head, and lavo, to wash). A bath or lotion for the head.
And major. See Obliquus inferior.
Capitis posticus. See Rectus major.
Capitis rectus. See Rectus minor.
Capitis vena. Sec Cephalica vena.
(A dim. of caput, the head). In botany, a species of inflorescence, in which several flowers form a kind of ball. In chemistry it is an alembic. (See Alembicus.) In anatomy it is a smaller process or protuberance of a bone received by another bone.
Sec Capiti balsamum.
Eum. In Galen's works it is said to be a resin that flows spontaneously from some tree in Lacedaemon. In Cilicia it is called capnelaion, from smote, and oil, smoky oil; so called from its smoky exhalations when exposed to heat; but in Lacedaemon, and in some other places, it is called the first product. Faesius says it seems to be called capnelaion, because of the smoke it gives when placed near the fire.
(From smoke). A name of an oil prepared of several kinds of spices and oil, by kindling the spices, and thus impregnating the oil.
(From smoke; so called from its smoky colour). See Tutia.
(Greek). Smoke; so called, because if its juice is applied to the eyes, it produces the same effect as smoke. See Fumaria.
A name of the American toad. See Bufo. Also a capon, quia testiculi ejus sunt capti. The design of castrating a cock is to render him a fit leader for the other poultry, more fleshy, and more easily fattened.
Capo molago. See Piper Indicum.
(Indian). Sweet Indian cherries, called also cerasus du/cis Indica. The bark is restringent. There are three species, the xitoma capolin, the helocapolin, and the tolacapolin. Rail Hist. We cannot discover this plant in any system.