(From to break or distort). Galen explains it to be a distortion of the eyelids. Vogel defines it to be a spasmodic occlusion of the eye.
Subclavicle. According to Galen it is the first small rib of the thorax; from below,
clavis, the clavicle.
(From to lie down). See
(From the same). Embrocation. Coelius Aurelianus also interprets it by illisiones aquarum, dashings of water.
(From to irrigate). Irrigation by a plentiful affusion of liquor on some part of the body.
(From to supersaturate). Full, abundant; and when applied to stools, it means that they are purely or intensely bilious. Hippocrates uses it in both these senses.
(From to cut in wood or metal). An excavation, hole, or pit. Hippocrates uses this word, De Art. et de Morb.
(From and to break). A fracture. See Fractura. Galen says,' a solution of the bone is called catagma, and elcos is a solution of the continuity of the flesh; that when it happens to a cartilage it hath no name, though Hippocrates calls it catagma. See Alphitedon.
(From deduco.) In Hippocrates' Epid. lib. vii. it means a region, and its circumjacent part.
The plant that bears the faba sancti Ignatii.
(From to dissolve, or destroy). It signifies a paralysis, or such a resolution as happens before the death of the patient; also that dissolution which constitutes death.
(From secundum, according to, and mensis, the month ). See Menses.
(From to draw, orpour water upon). A kind of lotion by infusion in water. Moschion de Morbis Mulierum.
(From the same). A lotion with hot water, expressed out of sponges, recommended by Marcellus Empiricus against irritable running ulcers of the head.