See Typhos, and Typhodes.


(From lac, milk). Ga/actina, lacta-ria; aliments prepared of milk. See Animellae.

Lactiferi Ductus Vel Tubuli

(From lac, milk, and fero, to bring). Lactiferous ducts or tubes. The glandular body of the breast consists of a collection of membranous ducts, narrow at their origin, broad in the middle, and contracted again as they approach the papillae, near which they form a circle of communication. See Mammae.


(From the same). The term, though strictly applicable to plants which abound with milky juices, sometimes comprehends those which discharge white, red, or yellow fluids when wounded. The juices of the euphorbium, papaver, asclepias, campanula, and many of the plants in the first division of the class syngenesia, afford a white fluid; those of the chelido-nium, bocconia, sanguinaria, and cambogia, a yellow; of the rumex sanguineus a red.

Lactis Flos

See Aphrogala.


(From lacteo, to suckle; a disease of children while they suck). See Aphthae.


(From lac, milk; because the eruption is covered with a white scab). See Achor.


(From lac, milk). Little ulcers or crusty scabs in the skin, chiefly occurring in children at the breast.


Are excretory ducts in the vagina and glans, or their excretory ducts in the urethra. The term sometimes implies drain or furrow (from lacus, a standing pool),


See Piper Nigrum.

Lada chilli. See Piper Indicum.

Ladani Emplastrum

See Emplastrum Stomachicum.


(From laedo, to hurt). See Juvantia.


(From Laemos 4624 to feed). See Oesophagus.


Loose. An epithet for the right ventricle of the heart, from its looser texture. See Cor.


(From Lagocheilos 4625 a hare, and a lift). See Labia leporina.


The flank.


See Beriberi.


And Lagophtha'l-mus, (from Lagophthalmia 4627 a hare, an eye ). See



And Lagopus, (from Lagopodium 4629 a hare, and a foot,) pes leporinus; trifolium arvense humile spicatum; hare's foot trefoil, or trinity grass; trifolium arvense Lin. Sp. Pl. 1083; is a low spreading plant with narrow hairy leaves like a hare's foot; the flowers are of a purple colour; the root perishes in winter. It grows amongst corn, and in fallow fields; flowers in June and July: the whole plant is reckoned astringent; but rarely used.


Hare footed; the name of some species of trifolium. See Attagen.


(From Lagostoma 4631 and os, the mouth). The hare lip. See Labia leporina.