deaf,(from. to be deaf). A sort of toad mentioned by Nicander. It also signifies deaf, dumb, or both, or a dulness of any of the senses.
See Cophos and Dysecaea.
A tree mentioned by De Laet, which grows in the West Indies: the leaves resemble those of the pear tree; and the fruit, railed oumery, is like a large pear, and, when ripe, is eaten as a delicacy. It is not described by the systematic botanists. Raii Hist.
(From dung, and to bring away). The name of a gently purging electuary, mentioned by Rulandus.
(From dung, and to vomit). A person who vomits feculent matters.
(From excrement, and to separate). See Eccoprotica.
(From faeces, and to remain). A constriction of the belly.
A small cake, (from to beat or pound; because it was formed by beating or pounding the ingredients into a paste). It was the form of a medicine used by the ancients, generally made of vegetable substances, and applied externally to the stomach, and internally on many occasions.
(Quasi compula, from compello, to restrain). See Ligamentum.
(From coquo, to digest). Medicines which promote concoction.
(From corvus,a crow; so named from its black colour). An epithet for a lozenge, quoted by Galen from Asclepiades.
(From the same). Certain bones found in the head of the coracinus, the crow fish, found in the Nile, and other rivers of the Mediterranean sea.
(From a crow, and
a plant; from the dark colour of its bark). See Laurus Alexaxdrina.
Brachiaeus(musculus), (from a crow, and brachium, an arm,) coracoides, and corn-coideus. It rises from the point of the coracoid process, and is inserted internally into the middle of the os humeri. Riolan gives it this name, and Arantius first took notice of it as belonging to the arm. Winslow calls it coraco-brachialis. It hath been called perforatus Cas-serii, because this author first gave a particular description of it, and because it is perforated in the middle, to give passage to a nerve. Spigelius calls it nonus humeri placentini.