See Hipposelinum.


Mona. A sort of calabash in Africa and America; the pulp of which is agreeable, and serves instead of rennet for curdling milk. It does not occur in any systematic author.


See Persicaria.


(quasi achlis, ab a priv. and Machlis 4809 cubo, quod non cubet). See Cervus rangifer.


See Anagallis.


(From maceo, to become lean). Diseases in which the body, or particular parts, are wasted. See Marcores.


(From Macrocephalos 4811 long, and the head,) long headed. Some Indians, and many of the Asiatics, have, by pressure, given this form to the heads; and what was at first artificial seems to have been continued by inheritance.


(from Macropiper 4813 long, and pepper). See Piper longum.


(From Macropnus 4815 long, and to.

breathe). A person who inspires at long intervals.


(From the Hebrew term machala infirmity). A spot, a blemish; a cutaneous efflorescence which changes the colour, sometimes the texture, of the cuticle, but seldom connected with any disorder of the constitution.

Macula lata. The shingles. See Erysipelas.

Maculae, or Macula matricis; naevus materus; the spots, or marks, supposed to be impressed by the mother's imagination on the foetus. See Naevus.

Maculae alae. See Albugo oculi.

Maculae hepaticae. Hepatic spots, or efflorescences proceeding from a dissolution of the blood.

Ma Culae Oculorum

See Cataracta, or Suffusio. Maculae pestilentes; spots, or efflorescences, frequent in malignant disorders.

Maculae volaticae; fugitive spots, such as are often seen in children.


(From Madarosis 4817 bald). A loss of the hairs of the eye lids, from an acrimony of the fluids, from eruptions, exanthemata, or inflammation. See Deplumatio.

Made Lion

See Bdellium.


(From Madisis 4818 bald). See Acosmia.

Ma Dor, (from the Hebrew term matar, water). Ephidrosis. The sweat which arises during faintness.

Madre Pora Vulga Ris

(From Madre Pora Vulga Ris 4819 smooth, and a pore). See Corallium album ramosum.


(From Madrotes 4821 bald). See Acosmia.

M.AEMacylon, (from Madrotes 4822 to desire; from its beauty). See Arbutus.

Magdaleones Magdaliae

Magda'-lides, (from Magdaleones Magdaliae 4823 to knead). Cylindri; masses of plaster, or of other compositions reduced to a cylindri--al form.