(From a snail's shell). It is also called cochlea fossilis or lapidea, and is a stone of the shape and figure of a certain shell snail; said to be lithontriptic.
(From to turn round). Galen gives this appellation to the juncture of the ischium, near the seat or breach; whence, says he, all the adjacent parts about the seat are called by the same name. Hippocrates often mentions these parts. Hesychius says, that cochone is the part of the spine adjacent to the os sacrum and breech, and tells us that some call the parts on both sides of the os sacrum by this name; and adds, that the ischia are sometimes thus called.
A weight of eleven ounces.
See Palma coccifera.
PulLI. See Carcapuli and Gambogia.
The bulbous head of any plant. In Hippocrates it signifies a poppy head. See Papaver al-bum.
(Named from its round head). See Narcissus lutaeus sylvestris.
Avanacu. An under shrub growing in sandy soils in the East Indies. The juice of the whole plant taken in wine is a good remedy for fluxes. Sonic other preparations are made from it. We can find no traces of it in later authors: but it is the tragia chame-lea Lin. Sp. Pi. 1391.
(From a bulb, and a tumour). See Bubo.
(From caecum, the blind gut through which it runs). A branch from the concave side of the vena meseraica major: it runs to the beginning of the colon; dividing by two arteries, one of which communicates with the gastro-colica; the other, after sending branches to the intestinum coecum and appendix vermiformis, communicates below with the extremity of the great meseraic vein.
(From hollow). The hollow of the eyes, or rather above and below the eye lids. They are puffed up in a cachexia. The coela of the feet arc the hollow parts at the bottom of the foot, adjacent to the heels.
(From hollow). It signifies a cavity in any part of the body, or in any of the viscera; it is also the same with alvus: if is joined with it, it signifies stomachus, and sometimes the thorax; with it is the abdomen, lower belly, or intestinal tube, from the cardia to the anus.
Ma, (from hollow). See Bothrion.