(From a muscle, and to cut). A dissection of the muscles.
(From the Hebrew, marak). See Tamariscusmyrica gale. See Myrtus Brabantica. Myriophyllon. See Millefolium. Myringa, Myrinx. See Audrrus. Myristica Nux, (from an odoriferous ointment; named from its sweet smell). See Nux Moschata.
(From its being the size and shape of a pismire). A soft, often a moist, wart, about the size of a lupine, with a broad base, growing on the palms of the hands, or on the soles of the feet, deeply rooted and painful.
(From to flow). An ointment, medicated oil, or unguent.
(From an ointment,and wood; because it flows from a tree). See Peruvianum balsamum.
(because it smells like myrrh). See Myrtus.
(From its smell). Cerefolium Hispani-cum, conile from its resemblance to hemlock, cicutaria odorata, sweet cicely, great chervil, scandix odo-rata Lin. Sp. Pl. 368. The petals are unequal, the seeds striated, resembling the beak of a bird. In virtue it agrees with chaerefolium, resembles in taste the cloves, and, like them, is said to be useful in scurvy. The branches resemble those of fern, with a pleasant aromatic smell, the stalks hairy, the flowers white, and appear in May or June. It is rather an esculent than a medicinal plant, though said to be diuretic. See Raii Historia.
Myrrhis annua. See Daucus Creticus.
Myrrhis sylvestris. An appellation of the chae-rofihullum sylvestre, etc.
(From its likeness to myrtle, and from its prickly leaves). Butcher's broom. See Ruscus.
(From the myrtle). According to Hippocrates this is the fruit of the Indicum, called from resembling myrtle berries, which the. Indians called pepper. But Dioscorides means by it an excrescence which grows on the trunk of the myrtle, more astringent than the plant itself.
(A dim. of myrtus). See Myrtus Communis Italica.
(From the clitoris, and a lip). See Nymphae.
(From its resemblance to the myrtle berry). See Clitoris.
That part of the beard which grows on each side of the upper lip. The etymon of mus-tachio.