(From ex priv. and stipula, straw or stubble). In botany it means without the haulm, or stubble.


See Ecstasis.


(From ex, out of, and succus, juice). See Ecchymoma.


(From extinguo, to put out). See Comminutio.


(From extirpo, to eradicate). Amputation.


(From the same). An extract, ecchyloma. (See Extractio.) The name is taken from the substance which affords this extract, as ex-tractum chamaemeli, corticis Peruviani, etc.

Extractum purgans. See Hedera arborea.


(from extraverto, to turn out ) Extraversion. In chemistry it is the discovery of anything saline, alkaline, or acid, concealed in mixed bodies, the reverse of one species of concentration.

Extri Nseci

(From extra, without, in, and secus, toward). The external parts, particularly the limbs, and the painful disorders which affect them.


(From extubero, to swell out). Tumours seated under the skin.


(From ex, without, and uber, a dug) Children who are weaned.


(Frora exulcero,to cause ulcers,) ulcus, and exelcosis; but generally applied to those early erosions which destroy the substance, and form an ulcer, or to an excoriation beginning to suppurate.

Exulceratio ossis. See Caries.


See Apertus.


(From ex, out of, and umbilicus, the navel). A protuberance of the navel.


(From exungulo, to pare the hoofi or nails). Exungulation; the cutting off the ungues, or white part of the petals of roses.


(From exuo, to strip off). See Angui

Um Senectae.


Exydatoo 3792 in aquam resolvo, unde When, instead of blood, a watery humour is generated and collected; whence water readily appears within the skin. Castelli.

Ezquahdu Itl

The dragon- blood tree.


F. or Ft. are abbreviations of fiat, or fiant, in prescriptions, viz. f. or ft. haustus, let a draught be made.

Fabaginea And Fabago

(From/a6o,a^a».) Capparis portulaca, peplios Lutetianorum, telephium, and capparis fabago; zygophyllum fabago Lin. Sp. Pi. 551. A bitter plant, which the Syrians use for killing worms.


(from faba, a bean). See Crassula.

Fabrorum Aqua

(From faber, a smith ). Water in which hot iron is quenched.


The portio dura of the auditory nerve. These nerves are styled the seventh, but by late authors the eighth, pair. They arise from the fourth ventricle of the brain, and passing through the petrous portion of the os temporis, are dispersed on the face.


(From Facies 3796 to appear). The face. It comprehends the fore head, eye brows, eye lids, eyes, nose, mouth, chin, cheeks, and ears. Its bones are those of the upper and lower jaws.

Facies Hippocratica. The Hippocratic or cadaverous face. The nose is sharp, the eyes hollow, temples sunk, the ears cold and contracted, and their lobes inverted; the skin about the forehead hard, tense, and dry; the countenance pale, greenish, or dark. If it appears within three days after the attack of an acute disease, it is a fatal symptom. See Death.

Facies rubra. See Gutta rosacea.