Sec Cara.


(From ignis, fire ). Calcining.

I' Gnye, Ignys, (from Ignitio 4551 to supplicate; because bent in supplication). See Poples.


Aroot apparently of the orchis tribe, brought from China in pieces somewhat oval and compressed; but we know nothing of the plant which produces it, and little of its nature, which is said to be nutritious.

I' Laphis. See Bardana.


And Ileidos. A first principle, orele-mentary air. Paracelsus.


(From ileum,) (see Iliaca passio,) is an ancient name for the colic. (See Colica.) The chief varieties are of colica spasmodica.


(From the Hebrew ala/i, or alon). A tree of the oak kind, of which two species are occasionally noticed, viz. aquifolium Lin. Sp. Pl. 181, (see Aquifoli-um,) and quercus ilex Lin. Sp. Pl . 1420. The scarlet oak. Its berries are the Chermes, q. v.


The plural of He, (from Ilia 4553 to turn). The flanks; the space between the lowest of the false ribs and the upper edge of the os ilium on each side; the two divisions of the regio timbilicalis.

Iliacus Externus Musculus

(From the same). See Pyriformis.

Iliacvs internus, musculls, lies upon the concave part of the ilium, arising likewise from the anterior edge of the bone, and runs down before the psoas muscle: it then runs over the head of the bone, and passes inwards, to be inserted into the little trochanter; lifting, in its action, the thigh upwards.


The three principles of Paracelsus. Sometimes, according to the same author, a mineral spirit, supposed to be contained in every element, and the cause of diseases.


The occult virtue of nature, whence all things increase. Paracelsus.


(From Ilingos 4554 a vortex ). See Vertigo.


See Ileum intestinum.


See Passio iliaca.


Madness occasioned by love. Avicenna.


Os; os innominalum, but strictly its upper part. Its name is given from its supporting the ilia. The ilium forms the upper and posterior portion of the pelvis, extending to the transverse section of one third of the acetabulum. The external side is convex, called its dorsum; the internal part is its costa; the superior semicircular edge, the spine. The whole cavity is called cholas, or cholago. Between the os sacrum and the ilium is the sciatic notch, where the sciatic nerve and posterior crural vessels pass without being subject to compression.


(From Illecebra 4555 to turn; because its leaves resemble worms,) vermicularis, piper murale, se-dum minus. Wall pepper and stone crop. Sedum. acre Lin. Sp. Pl. 619; is a very acrid plant, proving violently emetic and cathartic, so that the best authors have thought it unsafe. It has been employed, however, boiled in milk, as an antiscorbutic, and has been occasionally used in epilepsies. When employed in scurvy, a handful is boiled in eight pints of milk to four. Macquer recommends it in scrofulous and cancerous ulcers.