Elemnifera Curassa Vica Arbor

(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 Eleoselinum 3232 a fen, and parsley). See Apium.


(From elephas, on account of the great enlargement of the body in this disease). An anasarca.

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.

Elephantinum Empl

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.


See Molybdaena.


See Cardamomum.

Elettari primum. See Amomum.


See Thuris cortex.


(From elevo, to lift up). See Subli-matio.

Llevatores Ani

See Levatores ani.


(From elevo, to lift up). An elevator. An instrument to raise a depression in the skull.

Elhanne Arabum

See Ligustrum Indicum.


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 Elixis 3243 to lick). See Linctus.


(From elixo, to boil). Ei.ixiviv-tion; the operation by which a fixed salt is extracted from the ashes of vegetables, by an affusion of water.


See Hellerorus niger hortens.

E Lleborus. See Helleborus.


(From Ellobos 3244 in, and a lobe). An epithet for such seeds or fruits as are in pods or lobes.


And Ellychniotos, (from Ellychnion 3246 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 Elminthes 3247 to involve; from their contortions). See Vermes.