See Pubis ossa.


A comb or rake. Its plural means the denies incisores.

Ctesiphontis Malagma

A plaster described by Celsus.


See Aselli.


See Fagara major.


Os, (from cubus, a cube, and Cubiforme 2498forma, likeness J. See Cuboides os.

Cubiti Profunda Vena

Sometimes from one and sometimes from another of the branches called mediana, a branch goes out on the inside of the fore arm, which is thus named.


The elbow; (from cubo, to tie down; because the ancients used to lie down on that part at their meals). Olene. (See Ulna). It is also a cubit measure; and in botany it is the ninth degree in the Linnaean scale for measuring plants. The length, from the elbow to the extremity of the middle finger, is esteemed equal to seventeen Parisian inches, or a foot and a half English. The stalks of plants are named cubitalis, or bicubitalis, according to their height.


Os, (from Cuboides 2499 a cube, and forma,) called also os cubiforme, quadratum, grandino-sum, tessera, multiforme, is situated immediately before the os calcis; on its fore side it sustains the os metatarsi of the little toe, and that toe next to it. The ossification of this bone is scarcely begun at the birth.


The kernel of the fruit of a species of palm tree; the fruit is the size of a cherry.

Cuculatum Majus

Brandy, or spirit or Wine.


(From the same). See Sanicula.

Cucullati Flores

(From the same). Cu-culate flowers. See Flos labiatus.


Latus, (from the same). - In botany it means rolled up like, or covered as with, a hood.


A Flood. See Cucupha, and Epi-thema.

Cucumeraria Cucumerina

Indica, (from cucumis, the cucumber). See Momordica.


(From cucurbita, a gourd). An order in Linnaeus's fragments of a natural method.

Cucurbitifera Malabariensis

(From cucurbita, a gourd, and fero, to bear). Nux vomica.

Cucurbitifera trifolia Indica fructus pulpa cydonii AEmula. See Covalam.

Cudu Pariti

(Indian.) A shrub which grows in Malabar: it flowers through all the year. The leaves are anodyne when externally applied; and the fruit checks a dysentery. Raii Hist.


Ma, vel Ye Ma. (from Cue 2502 to carry in the womb). See Conceptio.and Embryon.


A strangury, or rather heat of urine. See Dysvria.


Or CLlLEus. A Roman measure containing twenty amphorae; the largest liquid measure among the Romans: sometimes it signifies a leather sack.

Cu LI Flos. See Cardamines.

Culina Rius Sal

(From culina,a.kitchen). The culinary or alimentary salt. It is generally called common or sea salt, because of common use in culinary preparations. Sea salt consists of the pure muriat of soda, and the salt usually called Epsom salt, or salt catharticum amarum. When sea water is evaporated, the first crystals are the culinary salt. When these are separated from the remaining brine, and the evaporation continued, crystals of the bitter purging salt of the shops follow. The constituents of the culinary salt are, the muriatic acid, and a mineral alkaline salt. See Marinum sal, and Chemistry.