(From humid, and a collyrium). A liquid collyrium, or consisting chiefly of liquids.
(From 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.
The Hygrometer, (from 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.
(From liquid, and ointment), a liquid ointment described by AEtius.
(From liquid, and to be afraid). Synonymous with Hydrophobia, q. v.
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.
(From a swine, and an eye) . Hog's eye; so named from its resemblance. See Eryngium.
(From 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.
(From to spread). A spatula for spreading ointments.
(From the same). See Linimentum.
(From to feel in excess). See Dysorexia.
(From above, and to compose). Supenumerary parts or members.