And Eparsis, (from Eparma 3479 and to elevate). Any kind of tumour, but usually applied to the parotis.


See Botrys Mexicana.

Epencra Nis

(From Epencra Nis 3481 and the skull).

A name of the cerebellum.


Viola marina. The smelt. This fish receives its first name from its pearl colour, and the second from its violet smell. It is very nourishing, and as easy to digest.


(From Ephebaeon 3483 and the groin). See

Pubis ossa.


Na, (from Ephedra 3485 to sit upon). See



(From Ephelcis 3486 upon, and an ulcer).

The crust of an ulcer, a small abrasion, or bloody fragment coughed up.


(From Ephelides 3488 and the sun. Sunburning, estates, nitiligo lentigines, lenticulae, from their size and colour resembling a lentil seed.) freckles, tax, morphew, which seem only to differ in degree; they are yellowish coloured spots spread over the face, neck, and hands, brought on in particular constitutions by heat; they chiefly affect people of delicate complexions, and who have red hair, and are confined to those parts exposed to the sun; in winter they often disappear. Juice of lemons, mixed with sugar and borax finely powdered and digested for eight days, frequently remove them. Homberg also recommends bullock's gall, mixed with alum, and after the alum has precipitated, exposed three or four months to the sun in a close phial. Of the nitiligo, or morphew, Sauvages enumerates four, and of the ephelis, six species. No-sologia Methodica, vol. i. p. 127,

Ephem Germ

An abbreviation of Epheme-rides Medicophysicae Germanicae. Nov. is added when the new collection is referred to.


(From Ephemerides 3492 an almanack, as they may be foretold by the almanack). Van Helmont calls those diseases which seize the patient at particular times of the moon, ephemerides aegrotorum, the almanacks of the sick.


(From Ephemeron 3493 and a day; because the flowers continue but a day). See Hermo-dactylus.


The name of a plaster described in Celsus


Or Epialtes, (from Ephialtes 3495 to leap upon). See Incubo.