(From to tend backwards, and morbus). A remission of the disease, or its decline, opposed to paroxysm.
(From to make perfect).
According to Galen, it is a translation of a bone from a preternatural to its natural situation.,
(From and caro). See
(From and scarifico). Scarification; and, according to Dioscorides, a deeper scarification than common, which is necessary in gangrene and sphacelus.
Catastalagmos, (from to distil). These are names which the Greeks, in the time of Celsus, employed for distillatio.
restrain). It signifies styptic, astringent, and is sometimes termed caslalticum.
(From to extend). In Hippocrates, it means the extension of a fractured limb, or a dislocated one, in order to replace it; as well as the actual replacing it in a proper situation.
Both Aetius and Actuarius express by this word raw silk, or silk before it is dyed.
And Catechu, (from kale, a tree, and chu, a juice, in the Japanese language). See Terra Japonica.
(From and a blade of grass). A long instrument which was introduced into the nostrils, in order to provoke an haemorrhage in the cure of the head-ach. It is mentioned by Arctaeus. It was thus called, either because the instrument had at the end a blade of grass, or was made like a blade of grass for the purpose.
Oleum, (from catulus, a whelp). It is olive oil in which young whelps have been boiled until their flesh separates from the bones; after which are added thyme, marjoram, etc. The whole stands together in the sun, and then the oil is strained for use. See Ph. Paris.
So called from its head being like that of a dog. A cupel or test. See Cu-pella.
(From and to take away). The subtraction of a part of the body by any kind of evacuation, called also detractio.
(From to take away). Remedies which consume superfluous flesh. See Corrodentia.