A small tumour in the eye lids, of the size of a millet seed.

Militaris Aizoides

See A loides.

Militaris Herba

(From miles, a soldier,) from its efficacy in curing fresh wounds. See Millefolium.


(From mille, a thousand, because of its numerous seeds). Millet, cenchros, panicum Italicum and miliaceum, Lin. Sp. Pl. 83 and 86, hath large, broad, grass like, somewhat hairy leaves, encompassing the stalk of three or four feet in height, bearing on the top a large pendent panicle, composed of many slender stalks, with many small glumes, including small, white, hard, shining grains. It grows plentifully in Poland; is sown in April, reaped in August or September, and is used as food. See Aliment.

Milium Indioum, sorgo, sorghum, melica, Holcus, Holcus sorghum Lin. Sp. Pl. 1484. Indian millet is sown in Spain, Italy, and other warm countries. In Turkey they feed their hogs and poultry with it; but in the human body it induces constipation.

Milium arundinaceum, Coix lachryma Jobi, Lin. Sp. Pl. 1378; the lithospermum.

Millegrana Major

(From mille and gra-.num, grain). See Herniaria.


(From mille, and morbus, a dis-east). See Scrophl laria major.


(From mille, and pedes, feet). See Aseli.i.


Milphosis 5009 A Greek primitive. A

Baldness of the eve brows: sometimes an increase of the flesh in the corner of the eyes.


(From milza, Span, the spdeen, from its virtues in diseases of the spleen). See Lamium Maci latum.

Mimosa Nilotica Seu Aegyptiaca

See Acacia.

Mimosa Japonica Catechu. See Terra Japonica.


See Anime.


(From samminia, a Chaldee word). See Plumbum.

Minium Graecorum and Purum. See Cinna-baris.


(From minuo, to diminish). An epithet for a violent fever, with such great debility as to be fatal in four days.


(From miror, to wonder,) a term applied to various compositions, expressive of their admirable virtues.

Mirabilis Aqua. See Piper Jamaicense.

Mirabilis peruviana. See Jalapa.


See Cebipira Brasiliensibls.


Me I, a name applied to the iliac passion, from the severity of the pain. See Iliaca pas-sio.


(From misceo, to mix). A mixture, in the strictness ofpharmaceutical language, differs from juleps in not being transparent, in consequence of some powder or extract dissolved or mixed with it. See Julapium.


We should not have retained this obsolete word, had we not seen it styled a sulphat of iron. It is synonymous with the calcantha or calcanthum of the ancients, q. v. and in reality a sulphat of copper. Hauy, iii. 586.


(Quasi mitrula, dim. of mitra, a band). A scarf for suspending the arm. In botany it is the name of some plants from America and the north of Asia, comprehended by Linnaeus under the genera mi-telta and tiaretla.


(From Mithridates). See Con-fectio damoi ratis, and Medicina (history).