Mychthismos

(From Mychthismos 5071 to mutter or groan). A sighing or groaning during respiration, while the air is forced out of the lungs. Hippocrates.

Myconotdes

(From Myconotdes 5072 a nostril, and resemblance). An epithet of an ulcer, which is full of mucus.

Mycter

(From Mycter 5074 to blow the nose). See

Nasus.

Mycteres

See Nares.

Mydesis

(From Mydesis 5075 to abound with moisture).

A disease of any part from redundant moisture, applied by Galen to the eyelids.

Mydon

(From Mydon 5076 to grow putrid). Fungous flesh in a fistulous ulcer.

Mydriasis

(From Mydriasis 5077 diseases supposed to arise from too great influx of humours). Different complaints have been attributed to this cause, the distinguishing symptom of which is a dilatation of the pupil. These are amaurosis, hydrocephalus, worms, the adhesion of the uvea to the capsule of the crystalline, paralysis and spasm. See Amaurosis.

Myla Cris

(From its resemblance to Myla Cris 5078 a grindstone). Sec Patella.

Mylon

See Staphyloma.

Myocephalon

(From Myocephalon 5085 a fly, and the head). A tumour in the uvea of the eye, resembling the head of a fly. See Staphyloma.

Myocoilitis

(From Myocoilitis 5087 musculus, and venter). An inflammation of the muscles of the belly. (Vogel). See Iflammatio musc abdominis.

Myologia

(From Myologia 5089 a muscle, and sermo). A treatise on the muscles.

Myops

Short sighted person.

Myoreshalon

The uvea growing over the sight.

Myosis

(From the same). A contraction of the pupil, not enlarging in darkness. This sometimes arises from spasm, occasionally from paralysis, and in the internal ophthalmia, or from wounds, from inflammation, when it is, perhaps, ultimately referrible to spasm. It is sometimes like the myopia acquired, sometimes hereditary.

Myositis

(From Myositis 5093 a muscle). Rheumatism, particularly when it affects the muscles of the limbs proceeding from the joints. (Sagar.) See Rheuma-tismus.

M Yosuros, Myositis 5094 a mouse and a tail; from its resemblance,) cauda muris, holosteum, holostes, ranunculus, myosurus, minimus Lin. Sp. Pl. 407. Mouse tail. The leaves are gramineous; it flowers in May, and grows in the highway, resembling in virtue the plantain.