Helleboroides

(From Helleboroides 4111 and likeness,) aconitum hyemale; aconitum luteum minus; aconitum unifolium luteum bulbosum; helleborus hye-malis Lin. Sp. Pl. 783. The leaves resemble those of the aconitum; but in general it agrees both in appearance and virtues with the black hellebore.

Helleboro

Ranu' Nculus. The leaves are single, and roundly turned like those of the ranunculus, and of the same colour with the flower, which is rosaceous. It is said to be caustic, and is probably the helleborus hyemalis, mentioned in the preceding article.

Helminthiasis

A disease in which worms are bred under the skin.

Helmi Nthica

(From Helmi Nthica 4117 a worm). Medicines which destroy worms.

Helocapollin

A sort of cherry. See Capolin Mexic. Hernan.

Helodes

(From Helodes 4118 a fen). An epithet of fevers, generated from marsh miasma, attended is the beginning with profuse but not salutary sweats. The sudor Anglicus is of this kind. See Typhodes.

Helosis

(From Helosis 4119 to turn). A disorder of the eye, consisting in an eversion or turning up of the eye lids.

Helotis

See Plica polonica.

Helxine

(From Helxine 4120 to draw; so called because it sticks to whatsoever it touches). See Parietaria.

Hemalopia

For Haemalopia; q. v.

Hemeralops

(From Hemeralops 4121 a day, and the eye,) by Rhazes dorea. A defect in the sight, which consists in being able to see in the day only, but not in the evening. See-nyctalops.

Hemerocallis

(From Hemerocallis 4123 day, and beautiful; because its flower opens in the day and shuts at night). See Lililm rubrum.

Hemiceraunios

(From Hemiceraunios 4125 in composition,

Hemiceraunios 4126 half, and to cut; because it was divided half way down). The name of a bandage, in Galen, for the back and breast.

Hemicrania

(From Hemicrania 4128 half, and the skull). See Cephalalgia.

Hemicrania lunatica. An erratic fever.

Hemina

Hemina 4130 an ancient measure which differed in its contents. That used in medicine was equal to about ten ounces.

Hemiobolion

Or Hemiobolon. Half an obolus, or the twelfth part of a drachm; equal to five grains.

Hemiolion

According to Galen, twelve drachms; and in another sense it is the same as sesqui-altera, the whole of a thing and half as much more, as sesquiuncia; sescuncia an ounce and a half.