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(From to render effeminate). Softness. It is applied to the skin, bones, and flesh when lax and soft; and to bandages when not sufficiently tight.
(From to dash, or press out against). An ulceration caused by pressure on the skin.
(From the same). Elision or expression. It is spoken of swelled eyes, when they dart forth sparks of light.
(From to break out). See Pustula, and Cutanei morbi.
(From to pull out). Medicines which consume tubercles and corns, or which assist in drawing away superfluous hairs. See Ecty-lotica.
(From out, and 'to cut). Excision or extirpation. See Amputatio.
(From ex and locus). Protrusions, or misplaced parts. Diseases in which a part of the body is moved from its proper seat, and forms a tumour. It is the seventh order of Dr. Cullen's locales, in which he includes hernia, prolapsus, and luxatio. Synopsis Nosologiae Method, vol. ii. p. 366.
(From misplaced, and a bladder ). A suppression of urine from a rupture or hernia of the bladder. See Ischuria.
See Helleborus niger.
(From of to rub). An attrition or galling; an ulceration of the skin about the os sacrum. Hippocrates.
(From to divert, pervert, or invert,) any duct by which the fluids are diverted and drawn off. In P. AEgineta it is the same as
(From to miscarry). See
And Ectyrotica, (from the same). Medicines which cause miscarriage.
Medicines that destroy callosities. See Ectillotica.
And Eczesma, (from to boil out, or to be hot). See Pustula.
(From e, without, and dens, a tooth). Without teeth.
The name of a collyrium in .AEtius, containing edes or amber.
A fractured Bone, in which, beside the fracture, there is an impression of the instrument by which it was broken.
(From edulco, to make tweet. or purify). Medicines supposed to correct or "sweeten"' the blood; a word, which, if allowed to have any precise meaning, must be considered as similar to alterantia.