(From a shoulder, and edo). A sacrifice; from the shoulders being assigned to the priests. The shoulders of the deer are still the privilege of the keepers; and an execution is, with an indecorous levitv, still called a (shoulder feast.
(From the shoulder, and the blade bone). See Scapula.
A medicine mentioned by Avi-cenna.
(From and to extend).
Equable; an epithet for a continued putrid fever, which preserves the same tenor through all stages.
(A dim. of homo, a man). See Adolescens.
the salve of the weapon, said to cure wounds by sympathy, that is, by anointing the instrument with which the wound was made; a ridiculous fancy, scarcely even in the last century obsolete.
(From season). According to Hippocrates and Aurelianus it means in proper time;
signifies the catamenia observing a regular period: a similar phrase was not long since retained in Scotland, the ordinary. Strictly, the fruit ripe about autumn; but in modern authors any ripe fruits.
Stian, (from hordeum, barley,) crithe, which see. A tubercle on the eyelids, resembling a barley corn in shape. It is small, red, hard, painful, encysted, and immoveable; containing a thick matter, and seated either in the in or outside of the eyelid. Dr. Aitken styles it a wen; but Dr. Cullen places it as a variety of phlogosis phlegmone. Sec Wallis's Nosology. Bell's Surgery, vol. iii. p. 264.
Hordeolum hyduidosum. See Aquula.
(From the horizon). In botany it is the epithet of a flower, whose disc grows parallel to the plane of the horizon.
(From horreo, to shake with cold). A tremor is the vibration of one limb only; refrigeration a great coldness; perfrication when coldness is accompanied with a gentle unequal motion of the skin, or shivering, called phricasmus; an horror is, when the coldness of perfrication is considerable, and attacks by fits, affecting the skin only. (Sec Febris.) A rigor is an irregular agitation of all the body. See Rhigos.
A garden, (from orior, to arise; the source of vegetation). See Pudendum muliebre.
Hoiuts laeetititae. See Crocus.