Coniferae Arbores

(From conus, a cone, and fero, to bear ). Trees which bear cones, as the cedar, fir, and pine.


See Myrrhis.


(From Conis 2355 dust,) fine powder; ashes; a nit in the hair; scurf from the head; and sometimes lime.


(From the same). See Apodyterium.


(From con and jugo, to yoke together) . In botany it means growing in pairs.

Conium Maculatum

And Ma Jus. See

ClCuta Major Foetida.

Cojuncta Causa

(From conjungo, to join together). The immediate cause. See Causa. Conjuncta signa. The pathognomonic signs of a disease.


See Cassia fistularis.


(From con and nascor, to grow together). In botany it means two or more distinct things growing together, and having the appearance but of one; as two apples, two nuts, or two leaves.


(From con and necto, to knit together). See Symphysis.


(From the same). In botany it means growing in pairs.


(From Conoides 2356 a cone, and likeness). Any body in the shape of a cone. See Pinealis Glandula.


(From con and quatio, to shake together). Conquassation. In pharmacy it is a species of comminution, or an operation by which moist concreted substances, as recent vegetables, fruits, or the softer parts of animals, are agitated and bruised till they are reduced to a soft pulp.


(From conservo, to keep). In pharmacy, the same as asservatio; pickling, or preserving from putrefaction and evaporation, by some additions; or exclusion of air, heat, or moisture.

Conservativa Medicina

(From the same). That part of medicine which relates to the preservation of health. Rut for this purpose medicine is of little use. Consiligo, (from con, and siligo, a kind of fine corn; so called from its being usually found among corn). See Helleborus niger hortensis flore viridi.

Consomme Consummatum

(From con-summo, to make perfect). It is a broth so strong as to concrete into a jelly when cold. Frequent mention is made of it in the French medicinal writers.


(From conspergo, to sprinkle). See Catapasma.


(From consto, to stand firm). When applied to the strength, or vital powers, it imports firmness, or a good condition.

Constellatum Unguentum

It is an ointment made of earth worms, cleansed, dried, powdered, and mixed with the fat of boars or bears.


(From constringo, to bind together). See Styptica.

Constrictor Alae Nasi

(From the same; for all muscles, called constrictores, have the power of straitening). Triangularis; depressor labii superioris. Fallopius first described these, though Placentinus claims the discovery. They rise fleshy below the root of the nares, immediately above the gums of the dentes incisores, and, ascending transversely, are inserted into the coats of the alae nasi, and the superior part of the upper lip.

Constrictor Ani

See Sphincter Ami.

Constrictor isthmi faucium. From the uvula two arches run down on each side, and there is a cavity between them, where the tonsils are lodged. The anterior arch goes to the basis of the tongue, and is thus called; the other passes down the palatum molle, and goes to the pharynx, whence it is distinguished by the name of palato-pharyngaeus.

Constrictor labiorum. See Sphincter labiorum.

Constrictor musculus. See Buccinator. Constrictor palpebrarum. See Orbicularis Palpebrarum.

Constrictor pharyngis inferior. See Cricopharyngaei.

Constrictor pharyngis medius. See Hyophapyngaeus.

Constrictor pharyngis superior. See

Constrictor vesicae urinariae. See Detrusor Urinae.