(From to mutter or groan). A sighing or groaning during respiration, while the air is forced out of the lungs. Hippocrates.
(From a nostril, and resemblance). An epithet of an ulcer, which is full of mucus.
(From to blow the nose). See
(From to abound with moisture).
A disease of any part from redundant moisture, applied by Galen to the eyelids.
(From to grow putrid). Fungous flesh in a fistulous ulcer.
(From 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.
(From its resemblance to a grindstone). Sec Patella.
(From a fly, and the head). A tumour in the uvea of the eye, resembling the head of a fly. See Staphyloma.
(From musculus, and venter). An inflammation of the muscles of the belly. (Vogel). See Iflammatio musc abdominis.
(From a muscle, and sermo). A treatise on the muscles.
Short sighted person.
The uvea growing over the sight.
(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.
(From a muscle). Rheumatism, particularly when it affects the muscles of the limbs proceeding from the joints. (Sagar.) See Rheuma-tismus.
M Yosuros, 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.