Cordia Sebestina

See Sebesten.


See Cardiaca.


(From cor, the heart, and dolor, pain). See Cardialgia.


(Greek.) See Pupilla oculi.


(From Coremata 2399 to cleanse). Brushes; but in P. AEgineta it is used to signify medicines for cleaning the skin.


(From corium, leather). In botany it means thick and tough, like leather.


See Coriandrum.


(From corium, leather; because the dried leaves are used in tanning). See Rhus.


(From Coris 2401 to cleave, or cut; so called because it heals wounds). See Symphytum petraesum.

C'oris lute'a, Coris legitima cretica. See Hypericum saxatile.

Coris monspeliensis Lin. Sp. Pi. 252. A biennial plant of the south of Europe, intensely bitter and nauseous, but apparently an active medicine; and employed, it is said, with success in syphilis.


(From the Hebrew term gor). The skin of a beast; also leather, from whence the buff appearance upon the blood is called coriaceous. See Dartos.


The bark of the quercus suber Lin. Sp. Pi. 1413; formerly employed as an astringent, but now disused. It affords an acid; for which see Chemistry.


See Cerealia.

Corn salad, an early salad possessing the celebrated antiscorbutic qualities of early vegetables. It is the Valeriana locusta Lin. Sp. Pi. 47, var. a.


L'ni Pulvis. See Scammomum.


See Cornumusa.


(From cornu, horn). A conical perforated instrument of horn, which was formerly used as a cupping glass. The broad part was applied to the skin, and by sucking from the smaller end, the skin was raised into the instrument.

Cornicularis Processus

See Coracoides Processus.

Corniculatae Plantae

(From cornu, horn). Plants which produce many distinct horned seed pods, called siliquae.


(From cornu, horn). Horny excrescences, which sometimes arise on some part of the body.

Cornu'a uteri, called also plectenae. In comparative anatomy, the horns of the womb. The womb in some quadrupeds is triangular, and its angles resemble horns.


A retort, called also batia, cor-nesta, cornuta.


The cornel tree. Cornus sanguinea Lin. Sp. Pi. 171. The fruit is moderately cooling and astringent. The schagri cottam is a species of cornel which grows in Malabar, the expressed juice of which, drunk with sugar, is cooling and astringent.


(From cornu; from its resemblance to a horn). A retort. See Cornumusa.


See Fermentum.


(From corona, a crown). One of the seven parts of fructification, according to Linnaeus, who defines it the inner bark of the plant present in the flower: it is the coloured or painted leaves of the plant, consisting of petals, and nectarium. The corolla of Linnaeus, English botanists call blossom.


Os, (from corona, a crown). See Os Frontis.


(From the same,) vel Arcualis Sutura, (from arcus, a bow). The suture upon the crown of the head.