(From elemi, and fero, to bear). See Elemi.
A tall tree which grows in Malabar, and bears fragrant flowers, esteemed for their cordial quality. Mimusops elengi Lin. Sp. Pi. 497.
(From a fen, and parsley). See Apium.
Elephantia Arabum. In Dr. Cullen's Nosology it is synonymous with elephantiasis. The term is, however, occasionally confined to this disease, when it affects the feet.
A plaster described in Oribasius. Celsus describes one of the same name, but very different in qualities.
(From the Hebrew term, eleph). In chemistry it signifies aquafortis; in zoology, the large animal called an elephant; in nosology, the elephantiasis.
Elettari primum. See Amomum.
See Thuris cortex.
(From elevo, to lift up). See Subli-matio.
See Levatores ani.
(From elevo, to lift up). An elevator. An instrument to raise a depression in the skull.
Rulandus says, it is mastich; mercury; rapontic; or a mixture of silver, brass, and gold. Eligil Morbus. See Fistula. Eliquatio, Eliqation, (from eliquo, to melt down,) an operation by which a more fusible substance is separated from one less fusible, by means of a heat sufficiently intense to melt the former, but not the latter. Thus, an allay of copper and lead may be separated by applying a heat which shall melt the lead, but not the copper.
See Testes. Elixir, (from the Arabic term al-ecsir, or mistry, an appropriate production of the chemical art,) sometimes, according to Lemery, called enchyloma. An elixir is only a compound tincture.
Elixir aloes, and Elixir puoprietatis. vi. triolicum. See Aloes.
Elixir myrrile comp. and elixir uteri mm. Sec Myrhha.
(From to lick). See Linctus.
See Hellerorus niger hortens.
E Lleborus. See Helleborus.
(From in, and a lobe). An epithet for such seeds or fruits as are in pods or lobes.
And Ellychniotos, (from a lamp). The wick of a lamp or candle. These were made of the papyrus, of the fruit of the ricinus, &c; used by the ancients instead of cotton.
(From to involve; from their contortions). See Vermes.