(From Lithodendron 4754 , and a tree). Coral; from its resembling a petrified branch. See Corallium.


(From Lithoeides 4756 and form; from its hardness). See Temporum ossa.


Nitron. See Anatron.


(From lino, to anoint). See Linimentum.

Liver Oil

See Oleum jecoris aselli.

Lividus Musculus

(From Lividus Musculus 4766 blackish, from its colour). See Pectineus.


(From LIX 4767 light; or from the Hebrew term lus). See Clavellati Cineres.


The separation of salts by solution.


(From lix, wood ash). A ley. That is, water impregnated with the salts of burnt vegetables.

Lixivium tartari. See Kali aqua.

Lixivium saponarium. See Kali puri aqua.

Lobellus Lobulus

(A dim. of lobus, a lobe). A small lobe. The cells of fat are called lobuli adiposi: and the extremities of the bronchiae, which end in little knobs, are called lobuli pulmonum. Winslow calls the lobe of the ear lobus, or lobulus. See Auricula.

Lobus Echinatus

See Bonduch Indorum.


(From locus, a place). Diseases that affect, or have their seat, only in a particular part of the body. See Morbi organici and Plagae.

Localis Membrana

See Pia Mater.


(From Lochia 4768 to bring forth). The


(From Lochiorrhoea 4769 the lochia, and to flow). An excess of the lochia after they become pale or whitish.


(From loculus, a bag). The cells in the fruit of plants where the seeds are lodged, divided by small partitions. See Capsula.


(Quasi locus ustus, because from their influence corn is apparently burnt). The grasshopper; the outer covering of the flower and grain of corn which incloses the chaff; and a name for the lactuca agnina.


(From Logas 4771 to elect). The white of the eye. See Adnata.


See Linctus.


(From Lolium 4772 segetem perdere,) aira, gramen loliaceum,lolium tremulentum Lin. Sp. Pl. 122;

Darnel Ivray

And Cockle.

It is distinguished from other corn by its slender flat ear, but is not used in medicine. It is said to produce drunkenness if taken inwardly, and to prevent it if applied outwardly. It is certainly a narcotic, and imprudently taken has been highly injurious. See Raii Historia.

Lomentum Fabae

(From Lomentum Fabae 4773 to levigate)

Bean meal, or bread made from it. See Faba major.


(From Lonchites 4774 a lance, because its leaves are sharp pointed). Filix aculeata, polypodiun lonchitis Lin. Sp. Pl. 1548. The root is aperient and diuretic, but not used in the present practice.