Cophos 2367 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.

Copovich Occassou

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 Copragogum 2370 dung, and to bring away). The name of a gently purging electuary, mentioned by Rulandus.


(From Copriemetos 2372 dung, and to vomit). A person who vomits feculent matters.

Coprocritica Medigamenta

(From Coprocritica Medigamenta 2374 excrement, and to separate). See Eccoprotica.


(From Coprostasia 2376 faeces, and to remain). A constriction of the belly.


(From Coptarion 2378 a small cake). A medicine in the shape of a very small cake, directed for disorders of the aspera arteria and lungs, and for many other intentions, by the ancients. 3 R 3


A small cake, (from Copte 2379 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.

Coquentia Medicamenta

(From coquo, to digest). Medicines which promote concoction.


(From Coractne 2382 corvus,a crow; so named from its black colour). An epithet for a lozenge, quoted by Galen from Asclepiades.

Coracini Lapides

(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 Coracobotane 2383 a crow, and

Coracobotane 2385 a plant; from the dark colour of its bark). See Laurus Alexaxdrina.


Brachiaeus(musculus), (from Coraco 2386 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.