Dracunculus Hortensis

(A dim. of draco). See Draco.

Dracunculus

See Draco, Dracontium.

Dracunculus pratensis. See Ptarmica.

Jdragacantha Dragantum

See Gum Tragacanthae.

Dragma

And Dragmis, (from Dragma 3039 ). A

Handful. See Manipulus, and Pugilus.

Drakena Radix

(From sir Francis Drake, who first brought it from America). See Radix contrayerva.

Drangaea

A name of several antidotes. See Tragaea.

Drank

See AEgylops.

Drasticos

(From Drasticos 3040 to act, effect, or perform). Drastic, active. It is an epithet bestowed on medicines of quick action and powerful operation, commonly applied to cathartics of a violent quality.

See Cathartica.

Dresdensis Pulvis

An oleo saccharum, containing the oil of cinnamon.

Driff

Butler's stone, or some similar preparation; also named periapton, salutis magneticum; and said to cure diseases by a touch of it with the lips and tongue. Van Helmont.

Drimyleon

And Drimymoros,(from Drimyleon 3041 eager, shrewd, and a lion,) a term of reproach bestowed by Menodotus, the empiric, upon the physicians of his time, who professed to govern practice by their reason.

Drimyphagia

(From Drimyphagia 3043 acrid, and to eat). The eating of acrid substances.

Droma

The name of a plaster described by Myrepsus.

Dropaces

And Dropacismus, (from Dropaces 3045 to remove). See Ceropissus.

Drosatum

i. e. Rosatum. Wine made of roses infused, or any other composition where roses make the chief ingredient.

Droseron

The name of an ointment in My-repsus.

Drosiobetanon

(From Drosiobetanon 3046 dew, and

Drosiobetanon 3048 an herb; from its being covered with dew). See Betonica.

Drosomeli

(From Drosomeli 3049 dew, and honey).

See Manna.

Drupas

A contraction of Drupas 3051 (from a tree, and to fall). See Olea.

Dryopteris

(From Dryopteris 3054 and fern; because it grows upon oak trees). See Polypodium Tenerum Minus.

Drypa

The same as drupas. In botany it means a pulpy pericarpium surrounding a stone, as the peach and cherry. See Olea.

Dubel Coleph

A composition of coral and amber.