And Catochus, (from Catoche 1849 to detain). See Catalepsis, Caros, and Tetanus.


(From Catochites 1850 to retain). A stone found in Corsica, which Pliny says attracts and retains the hand when laid upon it.


(From Catodon 1851 below, and a tooth; because it has teeth only in its lower jaw). See Cete admirabile.


(From Catomismos 1853 under, and the shoulder). By this word P. AEgineta expresses a mode of reducing a luxated humerus, performed by a strong man taking the patient's arm and laying it over his shoulder, so that he can raise him from the ground; thus by the weight of the body the luxation is reduced. Catopter, (from through, to see, and by metaphor, to probe). See Speculum.


(From Catorchites 1857 and orchis).

A sort of wine in which the orchis root has been used. Dioscorides.

Catoretica Catoterica

(From Catoretica Catoterica 1859 downwards, and , to flow). See Purgantia.


Sec Mentha cataria, and Cata-ria.

Cattu Schiragam

(Indian.) The Malabar name for the scabiosa Indica arborea, the seeds of which kill worms. Raii Hist.


(From Catulotica 1861 to cicatrise,) improperly catalotica. Medicines that cicatrise wounds.


In zoology it is a puppy. See Canis. In botany it is a catkin. See Amentacei flores. Catu-tripali. See Piper longum. Caucalis, (from Catulus 1862 a cup, so named from the shape of its flower). Bastard parsley, called also echinophora tertia, lappula Canaria,pseudose linum, anthriscus, daucus annuus minor, hedge parsley. It has generally red flowers, and possesses the common qualities of the garden parsley. See Apium hor-iense.


(From Caucaloides 1863 and likeness). A name of the patella, in Moschion de Morb. Mulieb. so called from its likeness to the flower of the caucalis.


(From cauda, a tail,) an elongation of the clitoris. See Cauda.


The trunk of a tree, or that part of a plant which lies betwixt the root and the branches. According to Linnaeus, when a seed germinates, the caudex descendens terminates in roots, the ascendens in branches and leaves.