See Clavellati cineres.


(From Gastritis 3862 ; venter). See Inflammatio Ventriculi.


(From Gastrocele 3863 the stomach, and a tumour). A rupture of the stomach. The tumour is in the upper part of the linea alba; though it has happened that a portion of this viscus has been forced through the fibres of the diaphragm into the lungs. See Abdomen.


(From Gastrocnemii 3865 a belly, and the leg, or shin bone). Albinus calls these muscles by the name gemellus, for each at its origin is a biceps rising from each condyle of the femur: the heads soon join, leave a notch, through which the large vessels and nerves pass, and the whole is inserted into the upper posterior part of the os calcis. The tendon of the soleus, with the tendon of this muscle, forms the tendo A chillis. They form the greatest part of the calves of

4U the legs. They are sometimes called gastrocnemii ex-terni, occasionally sura.

Gastrocnemius Internus

See Soleus.

Gastro Colica Vena

(From Gastro Colica Vena 3867 the stomach, and the colon,) is a branch from the mesaraica minor, and soon divided into two, one of which runs to the head of the pancreas, and forms the gastrica recta vena, and the colica recta vena.


(From Gastrodynia 3869 and pain).

Gastrics, periadysmia; pain in the stomach; usually a symptom of dyspepsia. When it arises from flatulence it has been styled pneumatosis.

Gastro Epiplorca

(From Gastro Epiplorca 3871 the stomach, and the omentum). An epithet for the arteries and veins that go to the stomach and omentum.

Gastro epiploica vena. A branch of the gastrica sinistra.

Gastro dextra. See Gastrica recta vena.

Gastro sinistra arteria. See Splenica ar-tehia.


(From Gastrotomia 3875 belly, and to cut). Gastrotomy. Opening the belly and uterus, as in the Caesarean operation.


See Clavellati cineres.


(From chadah, to rejoice). Joy. Is one of the exciting passions, and. in a moderate degree, animates the whole system; renders the pulse free and soft; excites the action of the capillaries; and assists digestion: but if sudden and immoderate, like all violent excitements, it exhausts the irritability, so that madness or sudden death sometimes ensues.