Gna Thos

(From Gna Thos 3946 to bend, from its curvature). The entire cheek, sometimes only the lower part, between the angles of the mouth and ear, which the Latins call bucca; occasionally the jaws and the jaw bones.

Gnidia Grana

(From Cnidus). See Cnidia Ghana.


The name of a large tree in America: it affords the balsamum purius, vel album; but the source is unknown. See Raii Hist.

Go Ax. The name of a tree in Persia, of whose ashes putty is made.


Or Gobio, (from goba, Hebrew). The fish called the gudgeon. See Amygdaloides.


Spheroidal bodies made of horn or black ivory, to cover the eyes, which are fixed by means of a black ribbon round the head. In the front is a small aperture, and sometimes a glass. They are used to defend weak eyes from dust, and, in cases of squinting, to keep the optic axes in the same direction; but in the latter case they seldom succeed, the patient preferring to see with one eye onlv.

Gomphi Asis

(From Gomphi Asis 3947 a nail). See Agomphiasis.


(From the same). See Molares.

Gomphoma Gomphosis

Or Engompho-sis, (from Gomphoma Gomphosis 3948 a nail; clavatio). A Greek term for that species of synarthrosis which resembles a nail driven into a piece of wood, of which the teeth in their sockets are an instance.

Gona Gra

(From Gona Gra 3949 a knee, and a pain,) gonyalgia. The gout in the knee.


(From Gone 3951 to generate). The seed; in

Hippocrates the uterus.


From Gongrona 3952 a round tuberclei in the trunk of a tree). Any hard tumour, but particularly a Bronchocele, q. v.

Gongy Lion

(From Gongy Lion 3953 round). See Pllula.


(From Gongtdes 3954 seed, and form,) resembling seed. Hippocrates often uses it as an epithet for the excrements of the belly, and for the contents of the urine, when they resemble seminal matter.


Lgia, (from Gonya 3960 the knee, and pain'). See Gonagra.


A genus of vermes, which infest the inhabitants of hot climates by burrowing under the skin. There are two species, the g. aguaticus, and g. medinensis. The former requires no medical treatment: for the latter see Dracunculus.


Coral. When taken from the sea it hardens into a stony substance: an effect supposed to be produced by looking on the gorgons. See Corallium.


(From gotne, whence gottipium, ypti). See Bombax.