Elodes

From Elodes 3248 a swamp; from the great moisture attending it). This is a species of tritaeophya, or remittent fever, of the typhous kind, which usually terminates in fourteen or twenty-one days : it is epidemic, though not strikingly contagious; and from the beginning of the disease, through its course, profuse sweating attends. It differs from the sweating sickness, supposed to be peculiar to England, in its type, duration, and degree of debility.

Elogium

For Ellogium, (from Elogium 3249 and ratio). See Renunciatio.

Elongatio

(From elongo, to lengthen out). See Luxatio.

Elophoboscum

See Cara Brasiliensibus.

Elitz

See AEris flos.

Elutriatio

Elutriation, (from elutro, to decant). This is an operation performed by washing solid substances with water, stirring them well together, and hastily pouring off the water, while the lighter part remains suspended in the agitated fluid, that it may be separated from the heavier part. By this operation metallic ores are cleansed from the earth, stones, and other lighter unmetallic parts adhering to them.

Eluvies

(From eluo, to wash out). The humour discharged in a fluor albus. Pechlinus.

Eluxatio

See Luxatio.

Elymagrostis

(From Elymagrostis 3251 the herb panic, and wild). See Panicum.

Elymos

The herb panic, (from Elymos 3253 to involve; because its seeds are covered by an involucrum).

Elythroides

Or Elithroides, (from Elythroides 3254 vagina, and form). The tunica vaginalis of the testis. Sec Testes.

Elytrocele

(From Elytrocele 3257 vagina, and hernia). See Hernia vaginalis.

Elytron

(From Elytron 3259 to involve, or cover). A covering or sheath. Hippocrates calls the membranes which involve the spinal marrow

Emaciantes

(From emacio, to make lean). Diseases that occasion a wasting of the whole body.

Emansio

Etmuller uses this word instead of suppressio, when speaking of suppressed menses. Emansio mensium, is the retention or absence of the menses beyond their usual period of appearing. See Menses defictentes.

Emarginatio

(From emargino, to cleanse the edges,) cleansing a wound of the scurf about its edge.

Emarg

Natus. Emarginate, (from e, from, and margo, margin,) deficient in its margin : when applied to the apex of a leaf, it signifies terminating in a notch, the margin being discontinued or broken.