(From Diamelon 2783 and a quince). The name of a composition containing quinces.


And Diapne. An involuntary and insensible discharge of urine; a word used by Joannes Anglicus.


(From Diamoron 2785 and a mulberry).

A preparation of mulberries and honey.


(From Diamoschu 2787 and moschus).

The name of an antidote containing musk.


(From Diamotosis 2789 and tint). See



The chemical, or rather alchemical, name of silver. See Argentum.


(From Dianancasmos 2791 and force, or necessity). The forcible restitution of a luxated part into its proper place. Hippocrates gives this appellation to an instrument intended to restore a distorted spine.


(From Diandria 2793 and a man). The second class of Linnaeus's artificial system, comprehending all hermaphrodite flowers which have two stamina. Dianthon, (from and a flower). The name of an antidote in Galen, which is thus made.

Diandria 2797 Flor. rorismarini i. rosarum rubrarum et radicis glycyrryzae āā 3 vi. caryophyllar aromat. spiae nardi nucismoschatae radicis galangal. corticis cinnamomi ra-dicis zedoariae ligni aloes seminum cardam minoris sem. anethi, et anasi, macis. āā Э iv. m.

Dianthus Caryophillus

See Caryophillus Ruber.


(From Diaoporon 2799 and an autumnal fruit). A composition of quinces, medlars, and services.


(From Diapasma 2801 to sprinkle). See



(From Diapedesis 2802 through, and to pass). The transudation of blood through the coats of an artery, or occasionally between its fibres. See Anastomosis.


See Alchimilla. Diapensia. See Sanicula mas. Diapente, (from Diapencia 2804 and quinque). A composition which consists of five ingredients; gentian root; aristolochia longa; shavings of ivory; bay berries: bac. laur. et myrrh, āā p. aeq. m. f. pulv.

Mesue is said to be its author; but Vegetius described it before him. It is now only used by farriers.