Gallium Latifolium Flore Luteo

See Cruciata vulgaris.


(From galrey, jelly, German). A jelly made by boiling the cartilaginous part of animals. In Paracelsus, it signifies an excrementitious mouldiness.

Gamma Gammata Ferramenta

An instrument mentioned by P. AEgineta, made like the Greek letter r, used for cauterising a hernia aquosa.


(From Gammarus 3853 an arch, from the vaulted roof of its shell). See Cancer fluviatilis.


See Gambogia.


The cheek. The Jaw, (from Gamphele 3854 crooked). See Buccae.


(From Gagamon 3855 a fishing net; which it was said to resemble). The omentum; and the name is assigned also to the contexture of nerves about the navel.


See Sesamum verum.


(From Gangraena 3856 to feed upon). See Mortificatio.

Gangraena oris. See Cancrum oris.

Gangraena ossis. See Spina Ventosa.

Gangrene Scorbutique Des Genci-Ves

See Cancrum oris.

Ga Nnana

And Gannanaperide. See Cortex Peruvianus.


See AEgilops.

Ga Rgale Gargalos Gargalismos

From Ga Rgale Gargalos Gargalismos 3857 to tickle or stimulate). Titillation, irritation, itching.


(From the Arabic gargar). See Uvula.

Gargarisma Aluminis

See Hypostaphile.


A bed on which lunatics were formerly confined.


Or Ga' Rum. A kind of pickle prepared of fish: at first it was made from a fish which the Greeks called garos; but the best was prepared from mackerel. Among the moderns, garum signifies the liquor in which fish is pickled. With vinegar is called oxygarum.


See Atriplex foetida.


LlLO. See Angina gangraenosa.

Garyophyllon Plinii

See Cassia Cary-ophyllata.


(From geist, in the German language spirit). Elastic fluid, aeriform fluid, elastic vapour. The word gas was first employed by Van Helmont to express the spirit which rises from fermenting liquors. By this term we now mean a permanent aeriform fluid, incapable of becoming fluid by cold, and owing its aerial form to its intimate union with caloric. See Aer.

Gas pingue sulphureum. The deleterious exhalations from caves, usually the carbonic acid gas; sometimes hydrogenous gas.

Gas sulphuris. Sulphuric acid gas.

Gas sylvestre. The subtile spirit which rises from fermenting liquors, carbonic acid gas.

Gas ventosum. The air.

Gascoignt Pulvis

(From Gascoigne, the inventor's name). See Bezoar orientalis.


Gaster 3860 In Hippocrates it is usually synonymous with the abdomen; sometimes with the uterus; generally with the stomach.


See Bithnimalca.

Gastricus Succus

(From the same). The gastric juice is a thin pellucid fluid, supposed to flow from the glands in the stomach to assist the solution and digestion of the food; but is probably only the remains of former meals. See Digestio.