Hygrocollyrium

(From Hygrocollyrium 4355 humid, and a collyrium). A liquid collyrium, or consisting chiefly of liquids.

Hygrologia

(From Hygrologia 4357 liquid, and a discourse). Hygrology, which treats of the various humours of the body. The best works are Plenck's Hydrologia, and Johnson's Animal Chemistry.

Hygrometrum

The Hygrometer, (from Hygrometrum 4359 humid, and a measure,) an instrument which shows the different degrees of moisture in the atmosphere. Wedelius gives this name to those diseased parts whose susceptibility of impressions shows different states of the air, with- respect to its moisture, more exactly than any instrument. As, the cicatrices of old wounds are painful when the weight of the atmosphere is less, or rheumatic pains exasperated by a change of weather. The hygrometer has never been applied to medical purposes.

Hygromyron

(From Hygromyron 4361 liquid, and ointment), a liquid ointment described by AEtius.

Hygrophobia

(From Hygrophobia 4363 liquid, and to be afraid). Synonymous with Hydrophobia, q. v.

Hygropthalmicus

See Hygroblepharicus.

Hymenea

Corrupted from anime, or animaea, Courbaril. (See Anime.) The seeds are covered with a saccharine substance, which the Indians eat greedily; and at the roots is found a yellowish resin, which, dissolved in alcohol, makes an excellent varnish. It is the gum anime of the materia medica.

Hyophthalmos

(From Hyophthalmos 4371 a swine, and an eye) . Hog's eye; so named from its resemblance. See Eryngium.

Hyothyroides

(From Hyothyroides 4376 the hyoid bone, and the thyroid cartilage). Thyro hyoides. These muscles run from the thyroid cartilage to the os hyoides: they arc attached to the knobs of that cartilage, and the line between them, for the purpose of bringing them nearer to each other.

Hypaleiptron

(From Hypaleiptron 4378 to spread). A spatula for spreading ointments.

Hypaleipton

(From the same). See Linimentum.

Hyperaestheses

(From Hyperaestheses 4379 to feel in excess). See Dysorexia.

Hyperartetiscos

(From Hyperartetiscos 4380 above, and to compose). Supenumerary parts or members.