Fastidium Ciborum

(From fastidio, to loath). Loathing of food. Some barbarous writers, for this term, use abominatio. See Apepsia.


From fastigium, the toft or roof of a house). In botany it is applied to the stalks when they grow so as to form the appearance of the ridge of a house.


See Copos.


From fatuus, foolish, insipid). Insipid aliments were called by the Latins fatui, whence the term is applied both to foolishness and unsavouri-ness. In Cullen's Nosology it is synonymous with amentia. See also Morosis.


See Areca; also Terra Japonica.


In botany it means the hiatus of the tube of the corolla. See Fauces.

Favago Australus

(Fromfavus, a honeycomb). A species of bastard sponge, like a honeycomb. See Alcyonum farrago.


A honeycomb. See Achor.

Febri Fuga

Feverfew, (from februm fugare, to drive away a fever). See Matricaria. Such medicines also as mitigate or remove fevers.

Febri Fugum Oleum

Febrifuge oil. The flowers of antimony, made with sal ammoniac and antimony sublimed together, and exposed to the air, when they deliquesce.


See Faex.


(Quasi follis a bag). See Bilis.

Fel Naturae. See Aloe.

Felliflua Passio

(From fel, bile, and fluo, to flow, and pasaio, affection). See Cholera morbus.


(Quasi ferimen, from fero, to bear). See Femur.


(From faemina, a woman). In botany it means producing female flowers only on the same root.


(From fero, to bear; as being the support of the body). The thigh; femen, (quasi ferimen,) coxa, agis, ancha, crus, meron.

Fenestra Ovalis Et Rotunda

(From fenestra, a window ). See Auditus.


See Arbutus.

Ferina Maniodes

(From Ferina Maniodes 3802 and furor,

Ferina Maniodes 3803forma,) a violent and furious delirium.


(From ferus, wild). Savage, or brutal; in a medical sense it signifies noxious or malignant; and is applied to coughs, etc.


(quasi fervimentum,,from ferveo, to work-, as wine in a vessel). Ferment, barm, yeast, leaven, corocrum.

Pliny, in his Nat. Hist. lib. xviii. c. 7. speaks of the barm from malt liquor being used in Spain and Gaul to make bread, which was in consequence lighter than that of other nations. Many other substances excite fermentation, but this ferment is always preferred. Yest has been given in putrid fevers, and has, it is said, produced the most happy effects. The usual dose is a large table spoonful every three or four hours; but the dose and repetition should be adapted to the exigencies. We have had little experience of its virtues, but suspect them not to be considerable. See Fermentatio.

Ferraementa Candentia

(From ferra-mentum). Hot irons. See Escharotica.

Ferratae Aquae

(From ferrum, iron). See Aquae chalybeate.

Ferri Rubigo

(From the same.) See Ferrum.

Ferri tinctura muriati. See Ferrum.


Measles, a fervore, from the heat which accompanies them. See Morbilli.