(From medica-jnentum, medicine). The medicinal stone, which consists of litharge bole and alum, of each lb ss. colcothar of vitriol iij. vinegar lb ij- m. evaporated to hardness, formerly used in collyria, etc. as an astringent.
Those days in fevers which are neither critical nor indicatory, and on which it is supposed proper to administer powerful remedies.
(From Media, its native soil). See Cer-vicaria.
Medium testae. See Bregma.
(From great, and- a bowel). A person affected with an enlargement of any viscus.
(From black). A disease in which the discharges are black, attributed to black bile. See Morbus.
Melaena nosos. See Morbus niger.
See Helleborus niger.
(From black, and wheal, because it resembles wheat,) triticum vaccinum, crataeogonum, purple cow wheat, melampyrum arvense Lin. Sp. Pl. 842, because it is very grateful to black cattle. Its effects resemble those of darnel, and are narcotic, until custom has rendered it habitual. It is found among corn in many countries, particularly Friesland and Flanders. A wild species is called sa-tureia lutea sylvestris. Melampyrum sylvaticum Lin. Sp. Pl. 843. See Raii Historia.
(From black, and to expel). Medicines which purge off black matter supposed formerly to be bile.
(From black, and piper, pepper). See Piper nigrum.
(From and semen, seed ). See Nigella Romana.
(From black). See Atramentum Sutorum.
(From black). See Sugillatio.