Gero Nsterre Water

See Spadanae aquae.

Gerontoxon

(From Gerontoxon 3903 an old person, and a dart,) a small ulcer like the head of a dart, appearing sometimes in the cornea of old people. See Bothrion.

Gerula

A monstrous plant. Paracelsus.

Geryon

Quicksilver. See Argent, vivumgesn. The abbreviation of Conradi Gesneri Historia Plantarum.

Gesor

See Galbanum.

Gesticulatio

(From gesticulor, to dance about). Gesticulation. Oribasius described it as a middle kind of exercise betwixt dancing and mock fighting. It is the expression of the passions and feelings by action, as in the modern pantomime; and was formerly a gymnastic exercise.

Geum Rivale

Lin. Sp. Pl. 717; a plant with little smell, but of an austere taste; a native of North America, where it is celebrated as an astringent and tonic, and employed in diarrhoeas, dysenteries, and even supposed a specific for intermittents.

Geum urbanum, Geum Rivale 3905 See Caryophyllata.

Ghitta

See Gambogia.

Ghoraka

See Carcapuli fructu malo, etc.

Gialappa

See Jalapa.

Gibber

And Gibbositas,(from gibbus, crooked). Gibbosity, crookedness . The chest and spine are both distorted by a faulty arrangement of the vertebrae. See Cyrtoides and Cyrtoma.

Gibbus

(From gabah, a hill, Hebrew). In botany it means having both sides convex.

Giffae

Tumours behind the ears.

Gigarus

See Dracontium.

Gilarum

See Serpyllum.

Giliadense Balsamum

See Bai.samum.

Gingiberis Amaritudo

Gingiberis Amaritudo 3906 See

Canella alba.

Gingibrachium

Or Gingipedium, (from gingiva, the gums, and brachium, the arm, or pes, the foot). The scurvy, in which the gums and arms, sometimes the feet, are affected. See Scorbutus.

Gingidium

Gingidium 3907 see Chaerophyllum.

Gingidium Hispanicum. See Visnaga.

Gingerbread

A warm, wholesome bread, composed of flour, treacle, and ginger.

Ginglymus

A hinge. See Diarthrosis.

Ginseng

See Gensing.

Gith

Or Git, (from ketsa, Hebrew). See Ni-gella Romana.

Githago

(From gith). See Nigellastrum.

Glabella

(From glaber, smooth, because usually without hair). The space betwixt the eye brows.

Glaber

(From galab, Hebrew). Smooth. In botany, applied to the leaf it means having a smooth even surface.

Glabulae

See Cupressus.

Gladiolus

(Communis Lin. Sp. Pl. 52, from the sword-like shape of its leaf). French corn flag; xiphium, anactorion. Its root is tuberous and double; the leaves like those of the iris; the flower liliaceous, and divided into six segments. Itis cultivated in gardens, and flowers in June. The root is externally discutient; internally alexipharmic; and said to be aphrodisiac. See Raii Hist.

Gladiolus foetidus. See Iris foetidus.

Gladiolus luteus. See Iris palustris.

Glama

Or Glame. Sordid and swollen eyes. Glandes Unguenta Ri.AE. See Myrobalani.