Homonopa Gia

See Cephalalgia.

Homophagia

(From Homophagia 4235 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.

Homoplata

(From Homoplata 4237 the shoulder, and the blade bone). See Scapula.

Homorusia

A medicine mentioned by Avi-cenna.

Homotonos

(From Homotonos 4239 and to extend).

Equable; an epithet for a continued putrid fever, which preserves the same tenor through all stages.

Home Nculus Paracelsi

(A dim. of homo, a man). See Adolescens.

Hoplochrisma

Hoplochrisma 4241 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.

Horaeos

(From Horaeos 4242 season). According to Hippocrates and Aurelianus it means in proper time;

Horaeos 4244 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.

Hordeaceum Vinum

(From hordeum, barley). See Alla.

Hordeolum

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.

Horizontals

(From Horizontals 4250 the horizon). In botany it is the epithet of a flower, whose disc grows parallel to the plane of the horizon.

Horror

(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.

Hortus

A garden, (from orior, to arise; the source of vegetation). See Pudendum muliebre.

Hoiuts laeetititae. See Crocus.