(From , and a tree). Coral; from its resembling a petrified branch. See Corallium.
(From and form; from its hardness). See Temporum ossa.
Nitron. See Anatron.
(From lino, to anoint). See Linimentum.
See Oleum jecoris aselli.
(From blackish, from its colour). See Pectineus.
(From 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 saponarium. See Kali puri aqua.
(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.
See Bonduch Indorum.
See Pia Mater.
(From to bring forth). The
(From the lochia, and to flow). An excess of the lochia after they become pale or whitish.
(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 to elect). The white of the eye. See Adnata.
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.
(From to levigate)
(From 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.