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of wounds. It is mentioned by Paracelsus in his work De Vita Longa.


(From con, and laterales, on the same side). See Erectores penis.


(From colla, glue, or jelly). A sort of food prepared, according to Blancard, of the flesh of a capon, or a pullet bruised, and then mixed with mutton broth, and eaten with verjuice, or lemon juice.


(From Colletica 2305 glue). Conglutinating or healing medicines. See Coagulantia.


(From colligo, to collect). The union of the ducts which convey the humours of the eyes from the puncta lachrymalia to the cavity of the nose.


And Colliculum. A diminu tive of collis, a hill. See Nymphae.


(From colligo, to bind together;.

See Llgamentum.


(From colliqueo, to melt). An extremely transparent fluid in an egg, observable after two or three days incubation, containing the first rudiments of the chick. It is included in its own proper membranes, distinct from the albumen. Harvey calls it oculus.


Colliquation, (from colliquo, to melt away). A dissolving or wasting.


(From collido, to beat together). See Contusa.


(From Collix 2306 food). A sort of round loaf or cake; but in Hippocrates, and other Greek medicinal writers, imports a sort of pastil, or troche, of the form above mentioned. See Trochisci.


(From Collodes 2308 glue). Glutinous.


(From columna, the pillar and support of the head). See Cervix.

Collutorium Oris

(From colluo, to wash). See Gargarisma.


(From colluo, to wash or rinse, in its primitive sense means filth. In a medical sense, it is expressive of any corrupted or contaminated fluid.


And Colloboma,(from Coloboma 2311 to maim,) the growing together of the eye-lids. Also a want of a particular member or part of the body.


(From the same). In Celsus, this word is expressed by curta. Both the words signify a deficiency in some part of the body, particularly the ears, lips, or alae of the nostrils.


(From Colocasia 2312 food, and to adorn; so called from its use as a food, and the custom of wearing its flowers in wreaths). See Faba AEgyp-tia.

Colochierni Carduus Cretensibus

A plant which differs very little from the atractylis.

Colocynthidis Compositum

Ex-Tractum. It is directed to be prepared by the London college in the following manner; viz. pith of coloquintida six drachms; aloes an ounce and a half; scammony half an ounce; lesser cardamom seeds one drachm; proof spirit a pint. Digest the coloquintida with the spirit for four days, with a gentle heat. To the extracted tincture add the aloes and scammony. When these are dissolved, draw off the spirit by distillation, evaporate the water, adding the seeds towards the end of the process.