(from Ischnotis 4591 slender). Leanness.


(From Ischuretica 4592 a suppression of urine). Medicines that remove a suppression of urine.

Islington Waters

See Aquae Minerales.


Muri. Helicteres isora Lin. Sp. Pl. 1366. The name of a tree in Malabar. The juice of its root has been used in disorders of the breast.


See Dyonysos.


(From Isotoni 4595 equal, and extension).

See Acmasticos.


See Alcedo.


(From Isthmion 4597 a narrow neck of land between two seas). The narrow passage between the mouth and gullet; sometimes the fauces.

Isthmus Vieussenii

The ridge which surrounds the remaining trace of the foramen ovale between the right and left auricles of the heart.


See Salix.


(From itinero, to travel). A staff used in cutting for the stone. Hildanus.


(Plural Iuli,) (from Iulus 4598 to shoot out).

See Amentacei flores.

Iva Arthritica

(Quasi juva, from juvo, to assist; as useful in expelling the gout). See Chamae-pitys.


An ancient shrub, the root of which is a good deobstruent. See Raii Hist.

Iva Moschata

See Chamaepitys.

I'va pecanga. See Sarsaparilla.


See Lolium.


(From the same). See Aparine.


A tree in Brasil, which bears yellow flowers, and has a grateful smell. Octinajabotapita Lin. Sp. Pl. 732. The fruit resembles our myrtle berries; they are astringent, and yield, by expression, an insipid oil. See Raii Historia.


A fine tall tree which grows in Brazil, but not described by botanists. Its fruit resembles an apple, and is gratefully cooling.

Jaca Indica

The Indian jacque jaca, or jack tree. Our predecessors have considered it as synonymous with Marum, q. v. but seemingly without any authority. The jack is the Indian bread fruit tree, a species of artocarpus.

Jacaranda Alba

Resembles the European palm tree, and grows plentifully in Brasil. The Bra-silians make a pottage of it, which they call manipey; and it is supposed to be a stomachic. See Raii Hist.


See Calamus aromati-cus.

Jace Brasiliensibus

Melo Indicus, patheca, and citrullus. Ray considers it to be a species of anguria or citrullus, and calls it water melon; this fruit is as large as a man's head, covered with a green rind, and its pulp is well tasted. See Citrullus.


Centaurea jacea Lin. Sp. Pl. 1293. Knap weed or matfellon. The margins of the leaves are not serrated; the leaves and stalks are destitute of spines: it is common in pasture grounds, and flowers in July and August. A slight astringency is attributed to it.

Jacea orientalis patula. See Behen album.

Jacea ramosissima, stellata, rupina. See Calcitrapa.

Jacea stellata, lute'a, etc. See Calcitrapa officinalis.