Ephialtia

(From ephialtes; because it occasions the night mare). See Paeonia.

Ephippium

A saddle. See Sella turcica. It is called ephippium, from its resemblance to a saddle.

Ephodes

(From Ephodes 3497 and a way). In Hippocrates it means the ducts or passages by which the excrementitious fluids of the body are evacuated; the periodical attack of a fever, from the common use of the term to express the attack of thieves; or the access of similar or dissimilar things which may be useful or hurtful to the body.

Epialos

An epithet of a fever, (from Epialos 3499 gentle, and the sea). Galen defines it to be a fever in which the patient labours under a preternatural heat, and a coldness at the same time; called by the Latins quercera. Hesychius confines it to the cold shivering preceding a fever; and other authors enumerate it among the varieties of tertian fever.

Epibole

(From Epibole 3501 and to be cast upon).

See Incubo.

Epicanthides

(From Epicanthides 3503 and the angle of the eye). See Canthi.

Epicarpium

(From Epicarpium 3505 and the wrist).

See Cataplasma.

Epicauma

(From Epicauma 3507 and to burn). See

Encauma.

Epicerastica

(From Epicerastica 3509 and to mix, or attemperate). Medicines supposed to dilute obtund acrimony, and relieve troublesome sensations.

Epicholos

(From Epicholos 3511 and bile). Bilious.

Epichordis

(From Epichordis 3513 and a gut). See

Mesenterium.

Epichorios

(From Epichorios 3515 and a region). See

Epidemius.

Epicoelis

(From Epicoelis 3517 and the eye lid). The upper eye lid.

Epicolicae Regiones

(From Epicolicae Regiones 3519 super, and colon). The lateral or lumbar region; the parts of the body adjacent to the colon.