(From a resemblance to malum, apple). The prominent part of the cheek. (Martinius.) See Buccae.

Mala Assyria. See Citreum.

Mala aurantia. See Aurantia Hispalensis.

Mala aurea. See Amoris ioma, and Aurantia


Mala cotonea majora, et minora. See Cydo-nia.

Mala insania nigra. See Melongena.

Mala punica. See Granata mala.

Malabarica Herba

See Coru Canarica.

Malabarica pruna. The fruit of the eugenia janbos Lin. Sp. Pl. 672. The fruit is subacid and salutary, and a mildly astringent conserve is prepared from the flowers.

Malabathri Oleum

See Cinnamomum


(From malabathrum). Ointment of malabathrum, compounded of myrrh, spikenard, malabathrum, and many other aromatic ingredients. See Dionysos.


(From Malabar, and betre, a leaf). Into this word the Greeks corrupted the Indian appellation tamalapatrum. Sec Folium.

Malaca Radix

Sec Sagittaria alexi-pharmica.


(From Malacia 4829 a ravenous fish). See



(From Malacoides 4830 a mallow, and a form or likeness,) malva betonicae folio, malope malacoides Lin. Sp. Pl. 974, a plant similar in appearance and qualities to the mallow.


(From Malacosteon 4832 soft, and a bone ). Sec Morbi solidi simtlicis and Rachitis.


(From Malacticos 4834 to soften ). See



(From Malagma 4835 to soften,) baeos; synonymous with cataplasma, from its effects; but formerly malagmas were made of many other ingredients.

Malagma arabum. A cataplasm for strumous swellings and tubercles.


Or Malagueta. See Paradisi Ghana.

Malarum Ossa

The cheek bones, zygomatica and jugalia ossa, are the irregular square bones, placed on the outside of the orbits. Their corners are reckoned processes; the longest, viz. the posterior and superior, are called the superior orbitar processes; the anterior and superior, which end in acute angles, arc the inferior orbitar processes: the anterior and inferior, which are the shortest, are denominated the maxillary; the posterior and inferior, zygomatic.


Neutral salts, composed of alkalis, or earths, and the malic acid. They are little known, and have not been hitherto used in medicine. See Malic acid.


(From malva, the mallow, and vis-cvs, glue, from its viscidity). See Althaea.


(From Malaxatio 4836 to soften). The softening of any thing.


Emasculatus and mulieratus; an appellation of those whose testes have not descended into the scrotum.