Cerotum

(From Cerotum 1956 wax). See Ceratum.

Ce Rro, (from Cerotum 1957cornu, because its wood is hard like horn). See Phellodrys.

Cerussa

So called because it was a pigment made by dissolving lead in vinegar, and formed of the consistence of wax; hence Cerussa 1958 - unde See Plumbum.

Cerussa a.ntimonii. See Antimonium. vol. 1.

Cervaria And

Cervaria Nigra, (from cervus, a stag, because deer are fond of it). See Laserpitium vulgatius, et oreoselinum.

Cervi Spina

See Rhamnus.

Cervicales Venae

The cervical veins. They are branches from the upper external jugular veins, or from the vertebral veins: they spread in the vertebral muscles of the neck, and communicate with the hu-meraiifi and occipitalis.

Cervicalis Descendens, Dorsi

See Sacro lumbaris Accessorius.

Cerviculae Spiritus

(From cervus, a stag). Rulandus gives this appellation to the spirit of the bone of a stag's heart.

Cestreus

See Mugilis.

Cestrites Vinum

(From Cestrites Vinum 1962 betony). Wine impregnated with betony.

Cestrum

(From Cestrum 1963 a dart; so called either from the shape of its flowers, which resemble a dart, or because it was used to extract the broken ends of darts from wounds). See Betonica.

Cetaceus

(From cete,a whale). Cetaceous fishes are very large, bring forth a perfect animal instead of spawn: like viviparous animals, they respire by means of lungs, and nourish their young with milk.

Cete

(From the Chaldaean word kota). This term is usually applied to the spermaceti whale; physeter macrocephalus Lin. See Spermaceti.

Ceterach

See Asplenium.

Cevadilla

(From cevada, barley, Spanish ). Called also sebadilla, sabadilla, causticum Americanum, hordeum causticum, canis intersector. Indian caustic barley. Veratrum sabadilla, not included in the Species Plantarum. It is the seed vessel of a Mexican plant; like a barley ear, but with seeds not exceeding the size of lintseed. They are reckoned the strongest of the vegetable caustics. Monardes says, that for destroying vermin, and as a corrosive for some kinds of ulcers, they are equally effectual with the actual cautery. Dale thinks the capsula of the seed only used: the taste is, however, bitter and acrid; in quality highly drastic, and powerfully anthelmintic. It is also diuretic and emetic. The dose to a child from two to four years old, is two grains; from hence to eight, five grains; from eight to twelve, ten grains.

Cevil

See Ludus Helmontii.

Chaa

See Thea.

Chacarilla

See Thuris cortex

Chaiarxambar

See Cassia fistularis.

Chaita

Properly the name of quadrupeds; but Rufus Ephesius expresses by it the hair of the hind head.

Chalapa

See Jalapa.

Chalasis

(From Chalasis 1966 to relax). See Relaxat10.