An antidote mentioned in Galen.


(From Diaphaenicon 2806 and a date).

The name of an electuary for discharging phlegm; as well as a medicine made of dates.


The name of an antidote in Myrepsus.


(From Diaphlyxis 2808 to moisten). In

Galen's Exegesis it means effusions or ebullitions; also an affusion, or moistening any part.


(From Diaphora 2809 to differ). Difference. In medicine it comprehends the characteristic marks and signs which distinguish one disease from another. It also signifies a corruption of food in the stomach; and is then synonymous with Dyspepsia; which see.


(From Diaphoresis 2810 of through, and to carry). See Perspiratio.


(From Diaphthora 2818 and corrumpo, to corrupt). In Hippocrates it signifies the corruption of the foetus. See Abortus.


(From Diaphylacticos 2820 to keep).

See Prophylace.


(From Diaphysis 2821 internascor, to grow between). An interstice, a partition, or whatever intervenes between different parts. Galen explains it to be a nervous and cartilaginous protuberance in the middle of the junction of the os tibiae with the os femoris, which enters that large sinus, and separates the lower heads and processes of the os femoris, inserted into the sinus of the tibia. This substance only appears in recent subjects. In other places, the diaphysis is spoken of as a cavity, or chink, for the reception of some other part.


(From Diapisselaeon 2822 and the oil of pitch J. A composition in which liquid pitch is a chief ingredient.


(From Diaplasis 2824 to put together, or fashion). Conformation. It signifies the replacing a luxated or fractured bone, as near as possible, in its proper situation.


(From Diaplasma 2825 to smear over).

An unction or fomentation applied all over the body.


(From Diapne 2826 to pass gently through, as the breath does). See Diamnes.


(From Diapnoe 2827 to perspire, from through, and to breathe). See Perspiratio, and