Italorum, (from Clymenes, who first used it). See Androsaemum.
A shield. It is supposed to be an instrument used in the ancient baths to increase or diminish their heat, by admitting or excluding air; so called from its resemblance.
(From to wash out, a clyster). See
(From clissus and forma, a likeness). A distillation of such substances as are subject to take fire and fulminate by a tubulated retort.
(From to scratch or rasp). See
Carthamus; also the seeds of the carthamus.
Any part connected with the tibia. Galen.
E'us, (from the tibia, and the toe; so named from its origin and insertion). See Extensor digitorum longus.
the same as cnismos, and cnyma, (from to scratch). That eager scratching observed in brutes; but it more generally means the itching itself.
(From the same). It is a species of thymalaea; a rasp, which is also called cnester, and particularly a rasp for scraping cheese.
(From cnicus, and oil). Oil made of the seed of cnicus. Its virtues are the same with those of the oleum ricini, but in an inferior degree.
A name of the trifolium.
That used as a purge by Hippocrates is supposed to be the carthamus; but modern botanists exclude it from the species of this plant.
Cnicus albis maculis notatus. See Carduus Lacteus Syriacus.
Cnicus sylvestris. See Carduus Benedictus.
(From to scratch). See Urtica.
(From the nettle, and oleum). Oil made of the cnidia grana.
(From nettle). An itching and stimulating sensation, such as is excited by the nettle.