(From Diodos 2957 and the way through).

See Diexodos.


Cia,(from Dioe 2959 bis, and domus). A vegetable which has no hermaphrodite flower; but in which the male flower is upon one plant, and the female flower upon another. It is the twenty-second of Linnaeus's classes.


(From Dioenanthes 2961 and the flower of the vine,) an epithem in Trallian against the cholera morbus.


(From Diogmus 2963 to persecute). See Palpitatio cordis.

Dionis Collyrium

A collyrium in Oriba-sius, so called from Dion its author.


The name of a plaster for abscesses, invented by Hera the Cappadocian; also called diony-sianum emplastrum.


(From Dionysias 2964Bacchus, or wine).

See Androsaemum.


Horned. Certain bony eminences near the temples; or rather the race distinguished by those prominences; from Dionysius, a name of Bacchus, described as horned.


See Lepidium. Dionysos. The name of a collyrium in .AEtius; one resembling it is found in P. AEgineta, called collyrium malabathrinum, and isotheon.


(From Dioporon 2965 and autumnal fruit).

The name of a medicine in Coel. Aurelianus, used against the quinsy.


(From Dioptra 2967 to see through). An instrument for dilating any natural cavity, the better to see its state, as the speculum uteri.


Glasses employed to view distant objects, where the rays pass through the lens, in opposition to those where the object is examined after reflection. Spectacles are dioptrical instruments.

Dioptri Smos

(From Dioptri Smos 2968 to see through).

The operation which consists in dilating the natural passages with a dioptra.


(From Diorobon 2969 and a vetch). A medicine containing vetches.


Or Diorosis, (from Diorrhosis 2971 and serum,) a conversion of the humours into serum and water.


(From Diorthosis 2973 and right, or from to direct ). The restitution of a fractured limb to its natural situation.