A, (from Dysecoe 3076 difficult, and to hear).

Deafness, called also cophosis. Dr. Cullen places this genus of disease in the class locales, and order dysesthesia, which he defines, hearing diminished or abolished. He points out two species:

1. Dysecoe'a organica, from a fault in the organs, by which sound is transmitted into the internal ear.

2. Dysecoe'a atonica, in which there is no manifest fault in the organs for transmitting sound into the internal ear; but merely a defect of the nervous power. See Surditas.


(From Dyselces 3078 and an ulcer,) an epithet for such persons whose ulcers are difficult to heal.


(From Dysemeti 3080 and to vomit). Those who vomit with difficulty.


(From Dysepuloticus 3084 difficult,and to cicatrise). An epithet for an ulcer which is difficult to heal.


(From Dyshaemorrhois 3086 and the piles). Suppression of the bleeding piles.


(From Dyshelces 3088 male, and ulcus).

Ulcers with difficulty cured.


(From Dysiatos 3090 difficulty, and to heal or cure). Difficult of cure.


(From Dyslochia 3092 and lochia). Suppression of the lochia. See Lochia.


(From Dysmenorrhoea 3094 and menses). Difficult or painful menstruation. See Menses




(From Dysorexia 3100 bad, and appetite).

A bad, or a depraved appetite, as when the appetite is weakened, excessive, or requires unusual food; it is synonymous with hyperaesthesis, morositates, and pri-vativi. This is the second order of Dr. Cullen's locales, which he divides into two sections, app-erronei, and deficientes; Synop. Nosol. Meth. (See Anorexia). He places morbipathetici as synonymous, p. 318, 324.


From Dyspepsia 3102 difficult or bad, and to concoct). Difficulty of, or rather depraved, digestion. See Apepsia.