Oleosum - oily liniment. R. Olei oli-varum Linimentum 418 i. ss. aquae calcis iij. This is more particularly adapted to burns, especially where the skin is scorched, or destroyed, from its softening qualities: repeated affusion of, or continual immersion in, cold water, more conveniently relieves scalds.

Cremor lithargyri acetati. See Plumbum.


Ambustion, (from amburo, burning, or scalding). Sec Ambustio and Calcinatio.


(Indian). See Pareira brava.


A plant used on the coast of Africa in bleedings of the nose; its powder is used as snuff.


See Alnus.


A tree growing on the coast of Malabar, described by Reed too imperfectly to be classed in systems. A decoction of its leaves is useful in colics, and its roots infused in oil arc said to be good resolvents.


See Bellutta tsjampacam.


See Gemmae sal.


Œ'a,(from α, neg. Amenorrh 421 mens, and fluo). A Defect Or Want Of The Menses, Or Monthly


See Menses deficientes.


(From α, negative,and Amenenos 423 strength).

Weak, feeble. In this sense Hippocrates often uses this word.


A loop or bond, (from Amentum 424 a thong ).

It is also a name for scissile alum. See Alumen Plumosum


(Indian.) See Indicum.


Bals. See Peruv. Balsa-mum.

Americanum tuberosum. American potato, having a tuberous root. See Battatas Canadensis.


A covering for the pubes. It is also used in the same sense as the word amnios.


See Amylum.,


A gum so called from Aminaea,a place where it is produced. See Anime.

Aminaeum Vinum

Wine of Aminaea; called afterwards Falernum, in Italy. It is a strong kind of wine.

Aminaeum acetum. Vinegar of Aminaean wine, or any very strong wine vinegar.


See Ammontacus sal.


(From Amma 427 to bind). See Bracherium.

Amman Char Plant

The abbreviation for Ammani, Characteres Plantarum.


(From Ammochosia 429 sand, and to pour). A remedy for drying the body, by covering it with hot sand, or salt, which is preferable.

Ammoniaci Emplastrum

Cum Hyd-rargyro, olim Emplastrum. Ex ammoniaco cum mercurio. P. L. 1788. Ammoniaci Emplastrum 441 . Ammoniaci colat. p. i. hydrargyri purificati p. iij. olei sulphurati p. i. vel quod satis fit. Rub the quicksilver with the sulphurated oil, until the globules disappear, then add gradually the ammoniacum in a liquid state, and mix. Five ounces of this plaster contain an ounce of quicksilver; and it is applied to indurated glandular tumours, in order to disperse or bring them to suppuration.