Metasyncrisis

(From Metasyncrisis 4977 and to mix together). The word generally implies a change in any given part. Asclepiades. See Medicina (His-tory).

Metatarsius

(From Metatarsius 4979 and the tarsus of the foot). A fleshy mass lying under the sole of the foot, fixed by one end to the fore part of the great tuberosity of the os calcis, and terminating in a short tendon, inserted in the tuberosity and posterior part of the lower side of the fifth bone of the metatarsus. It moves the last bone of the metatarsus, and draws the fourth bone along with it, contracting the sole of the foot.

Metatarsus

(From Metatarsus 4981 and the tarsus,) planta, planum, vestigium, mctapedium, is composed of five bones, similar to those of the metacarpus, but, in general, thicker and stronger; their round ends not so broad, and less in proportion to their bases. Their bodies are also sharper above, and flatter on the sides, with the inferior ridge inclined more to the outside, and larger tubercles at the lower part of the round head.

Metella Nux

See Nux vomica.

Meteorismus

(From a vapour). See

Tympanites. Meteorismus 4983

Meteoros

(From Meteoros 4984 and to elevate).

Elevated, suspended, erect, sublime, tumid; pains affecting the peritonaeum, or the superficial parts of the body, opposed to more deep seated ones. Galen.

Methemerinos

(From Methemerinos 4986 and a day).

See Quotidiana febris.

Metopium

An oil, or an ointment described by Dioscorides, named from the plant which produces galbanum: sometimes it means the oil of bitter almonds. See Amygdalae.

Metopon

Or Metopum, (from Metopon 4988 and oculus). See Frontis os.

Metosis

An amaurosis, from an excess of shortsightedness.

Metra

(From Metra 4990 a mother). See Uterus.

Metrenchyta

(From Metrenchyta 4991 the uterus, and to pour into). Injections for the uterus.

Metrenchytes

(From the same). A womb syringe.

Metritis

(From Metritis 4993 the womb). Inflammatio uteri, q. v.

Metrocelides

(From Metrocelides 4994 a mother, and a mole). See Naevus. Metroproptosis, (from the womb, and to fall down). See Procidentia uteri.