Myotomia

(From Myotomia 5096 a muscle, and to cut). A dissection of the muscles.

Myrepsicum Oleum

See Ben.

Myrica

(From the Hebrew, marak). See Tamariscusmyrica gale. See Myrtus Brabantica. Myriophyllon. See Millefolium. Myringa, Myrinx. See Audrrus. Myristica Nux, (from Myrica 5098 an odoriferous ointment; named from its sweet smell). See Nux Moschata.

Myrmecia

(From its being the size and shape of Myrmecia 5099 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.

Myrobalanus Zeylanicus

See Elemi.

Myron

(From Myron 5105 to flow). An ointment, medicated oil, or unguent.

Myrophyllon

Millefolium aguaticum. Water fennel, grows in marshy soils; flowers in April and is styled vulnerary. See Raii Historia.

Myroxylon

(From Myroxylon 5106 an ointment,and wood; because it flows from a tree). See Peruvianum balsamum.

Myrrhine

(because it smells like myrrh). See Myrtus.

Myrrhis

(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.

Myrtacantha

(From its likeness to myrtle, and from its prickly leaves). Butcher's broom. See Ruscus.

Myrtidanon

(From Myrtidanon 5109 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.

Myrtilli

(A dim. of myrtus). See Myrtus Communis Italica.

Myrtocheilides

(From Myrtocheilides 5110 the clitoris, and a lip). See Nymphae.

Myrton

(From its resemblance to the myrtle berry). See Clitoris.

Mystax

That part of the beard which grows on each side of the upper lip. The etymon of mus-tachio.