Cataclasis

(From Cataclasis 1765 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.

Catacleis

Subclavicle. According to Galen it is the first small rib of the thorax; from Catacleis 1766 below,

Catacleis 1767 clavis, the clavicle.

Cataclines

(From Cataclines 1768 to lie down). See

Clinicus.

Cataclysma

See Enema.

Cataclysmus

(From the same). Embrocation. Coelius Aurelianus also interprets it by illisiones aquarum, dashings of water.

Cataconesis

(From Cataconesis 1769 to irrigate). Irrigation by a plentiful affusion of liquor on some part of the body.

Catacores

(From Catacores 1770 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.

Catagemu

See Gambogia.

Cataglyphe

(From Cataglyphe 1771 to cut in wood or metal). An excavation, hole, or pit. Hippocrates uses this word, De Art. et de Morb.

Catagma

(From Catagma 1772 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.

Catagmatica

(From Catagmatica 1774contra,

Catagmatica 1775 frango). Remedies proper for cementing broken bones, or to promote a callus.

Catagoge

(From Catagoge 1776 deduco.) In Hippocrates' Epid. lib. vii. it means a region, and its circumjacent part.

Catalentia

See Epilepsia.

Catalongay

The plant that bears the faba sancti Ignatii.

Catalysis

(From Catalysis 1781 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.

Catame Nia

(From Catame Nia 1782 secundum, according to, and mensis, the month ). See Menses.

Catanance

See Cichorilm.

Catantlema

(From Catantlema 1784 to draw, orpour water upon). A kind of lotion by infusion in water. Moschion de Morbis Mulierum.

Catantlesis

(From the same). A lotion with hot water, expressed out of sponges, recommended by Marcellus Empiricus against irritable running ulcers of the head.