See Ichthyocolla.


See Peruvian, bals.

Hyaci Nthus

(From Hyaci Nthus 4253 a violet, and a flower, from its colour). It is poetically said to be named from the friend of Apollo, who was turned into this flower. Hare bells. Hyacinthus non scriptus Lin. Sp. Pl. 453. The roots are bulbous; the flowers agreeably scented, and of a purple or blue colour. The plant is found in woods and hedges, and flowers in May. Galen thinks the roots anticteric; and they are sometimes supposed to be astringent.

Hyacinthus stellaris. See Lilio hyacinthus.

Hyacinthus racemosus moschatus. See Bulbus Vom1torius.


(From Hyalodes 4255 glass). An epithet applied to urine which deposits a white, shining sediment.


(From Hyaloides 4256 glass, and likeness,) the vitreous humour of the eye; or rather its capsule. See Oculus.


(From Hyanche 4258 a swine, and to strangle). A quinsey, accompanied with an external tumour on each side the throat, like the swellings on the necks of swine.

Hyberna Culum

(From hyberno, to winter). That part of the plant which encloses and secures the embryo from injuries during the winter, expanding in the form of buds on the approach of summer.


Hu America XL's. The name of an American fruit, of the size of a date, but not eatable; whose genus is unknown. The oil expressed from it is kept in the shell of a fruit called carameno, and has sometimes the same appellation. It is chiefly used against an American disorder called torn, which seems to be the same with chigres, or a collection of very small worms in the flesh.


A monstrous production from two different species of plants or animals; generallv barren. Hydarthros, (from Hybrid 4260 water, and a joint,) a clear water which issues from wounded joints; and a name of the synovia.


Tinon, (from Hyda 4262aqua). The name of an ancient collyrium, made of rain water.


(From Hydatoides 4263 the genitive case of water, and a shape.) Watery; an epithet for wine much diluted; for limpid urine; for the aqueous humour of the eye; and for the fluid of anasarca.

Hy Deros

(From Hy Deros 4266 water). See Hydrops and Anasarca..