(From Cephalos 1926 the head; so called from the size of the head). See Mugilis.


(From the same). See Capitatae Plantae .


A Greek measure of nine gallons. Ceranites, (from Ceramium 1929 to temper together).

See Trochisci.


(From Ceranthemus 1930 wax, and a flower; so called because it is collected from flowers). See Propolis.


(From cerasus, a cherry). A purging medicine in Libavius; so called because the juice of cherries is an ingredient.


(From the same caused ). The name of two ointments in Mesue.


(From Cerasma 1932 to mix). A mixture of cold and warm water, when the warm is poured into the cold.

Cerasorum Nigrorum Aqua

See Amygdalae amarae


The cherry-tree. It receives its name from Cerasis, or Cerasante, a city of Pontus, from whence it was imported to Rome by Lucullus, and thence, according to Pliny, propagated into Britain.

Cherries have the same general properties as other summer fruits: they are agreeable, cooling, and quench thirst; and because they keep the body open they are termed eucoilia.

Cerasus, avium nigra. See Lauro cerasus et Padus.

Cerasus Americana. See Malphigia. Cerasus dulcis Indica. See Capolin. Cerasus acida nigricans, the Morello cherry.

Cerasus rubra, sativa, or Anglica; common Red Cherry.

Cerasus ntgra, also cerasus major, black cherry

Ceratia Ceratium

And Ceratonia. (from Ceratia Ceratium 1933 a horn, which its fruit is supposed to resemble). See Siliqua dulcis.

Ceratia diphyllus. See Courbaril.


(From Ceratitis 1934 a horn). See Unicornu.


Cephalus, (from Cerato 1935 cornu, and caput; from the horn-like appearance of its top). See Acmella and Bidens.

Cerato-glossi, (from Cerato 1937 a horn, and a tongue; muscles so named from their shape and insertion into the tongue). See Hyo-glossus.

Cerato hyoidaeus, (from the os hyoides). See Styo-hyoides.

Cerato-pharyngeus major et minor. See Hyopharyngeus.


(From Ceratoides 1939 the genitive case of a horn). See Cornea.


(From Ceratomalagma 1941 wax, and a mixture). See Ceratum.