Or Diahexapte. See Laurus Alexandrinus.


(From Diaion 2762 and a violet). The name of a pastil in Myrepsus. Violets are its chief ingredient.


(From Diaireos 2764 and a lily). An antidote in Myrepsus, containing the lily root.


(From Dialacca 2766 and lacca). An antidote in the same author, containing lacca.


(From Dialagou 2768 and lepus, a hare).

A medicine, whose chief ingredient is the dung of a hare.


(From Dialepsis 2770 to leave a space between ). To intermit. Sec Apolepsis.


(From --, and Dialibanon 2771 frankincense ). A name of several medicines in which frankincense is an ingredient.


(From --, and Dialoes 2772 the aloe). A composition in which is aloes.


(From --, and Dialthaea 2773 the mal low) . The name of an ointment in Myrepsus, the prototype of the althaea ointment.


(From Dialysis 2774 to dissolve, or render languid,) also dissolutio. A dissolution of the strength, or a weakness of the limbs; applied by Hippocrates to the cause of the debility, particularly of the winds, hence austri dissolventes. It is expressive also of a discontinuity or division of a part.


(From the same). A solution of continuity as in fractures, or wounds.


(From Diamarenatum 2776 and acid cherries). It is a confection of acid cherries, called amarenae, reduced to a pulp, passed through a sieve, then mixed with sugar, and aromatics. See Schroder. Pharmacopoeia Medico Chimica, lib. 4, p. 41.


(From Diamargariton 2778 and pearl). An antidote in which pearls are the chief ingredient.

Diam Ascien

See AEris flos. Diamassema, (from Diam Ascien 2780 to chew). A masticatory.

Diambrae Pillulae

From Diambrae Pillulae 2781 and amber). See Aromaticae pilulae.

Diambrae species, Species aromaticae, now Pul-vis aromaticus. The prescription is originally Me-sue's, and had its name from the ambergrise in the composition. See Aromaticae species.