An epithet for certain troches in P. AEgineta, from the saffron they contain.
See Scincus. Crocomagma, and Ecmagma (from crocus, and thick oil). Dioscorides informs us, that it is prepared of the ungt. crocinum, and spices pressed and made into troches.
because it makes the eyes wink. An Onion. See Cepa.
(From an onion,
acid, and to break out). Acid and fetid eructations, resembling the taste of onions.
(From to beat, from the pulsation always perceptible there). Seetempora.
(From the temple, or to beat, as the pulse). See Temporalis mus-culi.
Lum,i(from the temples). A pain in the head near the temples.
(From to beat). See Cephalalgia.
According to Foesius, it signifies, in Hippocrates, the branchiae of the lungs expectorated; a name also of the seeds from whence the ol. ricini is taken. See Cataputia.
Croton benzo'e. See Benzoinum.
Croton cascarilla. See Thuris cortex.
(From the tick). A fungous excrescence on trees, produced by an insect like the tick; but applied to excrescences and fungous tumours on the periosteum.
This word is met with in Myrepsus, and is translated by defluxions, rheums: but Fuchsius thinks it should be read
(From the same). An in-cision in the form of a cross.
Crucialis gallii species. See Cruciata vulgaris.
(From crux, a cross). Cross wort, from its leaves being disposed in the form of a cross. The only species is the c. vulgaris, called valantia aparine Lin. Sp. Pi. 1491, also cruciata hirsuta, crucialis gallii species, gallium latifolium flore luteo, mug weed and Cross Wort.
The roots are slender and creeping, the branches hairy, about a foot high; at the joints of the stalk are placed four round pointed leaves that are hairy, and have foot stalks; the flowers are small and yellow, each followed by two small round black seeds. It grows in hedges and the sides of fields, and flowers in July. The I caves and tops are commended for promoting expectoration. Raii Hist.