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An EXPLANATION of the Terms of Art contained in this Treatife.
Bdomen, the belly.
Abdominal, of, or be Brunella, the herb felf
longing to the belly. Abfcefs, an impofthume, or gathering of matter. Acefcent, growing fower. Althea, the herb marshmall
Anchylofis, an immoveablenefs of a joint, with a hard tu
Annuli, little ringlets.
Antifeptics, medicines which refiit putrefaction. Antifpafmodics, medicines
which hinder contractions. Aorta, the largest artery in the body, immediately connected to the heart.
Argillaceous, clayey, like clay. Articulation, the joining of two parts together, fo as to be moveable; a joint. Aftringents, binding medicines. Attenuants, fuch medicines as thin the blood.
Cuticula, the outward cover Gland, a fleshy fubstance which
ing of the skin.
ftrains a liquor; thus the
Deglutition, a fwallowing
Dentes Incifivi, the fore-teeth.
Dentition, cutting of teeth.
E the cawl.
Fructation, a windy belching.
Eryfipelatous, of, or belonging
to an Eryfipelas.
AEces, excrements; alfo
Fungous flesh, flesh like a
Emorrhage, any flux of blood. > Haemorrhoidal blood, the blood contained in the veins of the great gut. Hepatitis, a pain in the liver. Hernia umbilicalis, a navel
rupture. Hydrocephalus, a dropfy in the
Hypochondrium, the uppermoft part of the belly, under the cheft.
Hypogaftrium, the lower belly,
Diopathic difeafe which
neither depends on nor proceeds from any other. Iliac paffion, a stoppage of the guts, with violent pain. Impetus, force. Infarction, a ftuffing up of the veffels.
Aftric juice, the juice of
Inguinal, of or belonging to
teftines, or guts. Inteftines, the guts.
Lamina, a thin plate. Larynx, the upper part of the wind-pipe. Lentor, fliminefs, an indifpofition of the juices to circulate. Ligature, a binding, as of the arm with a fillet, in bleeding. Lippitude, a diforder of the eyes, in which they feel rough, as if fand was in them.
Lues Venerea, the Frenchpox.
Lymph, a thin, clear liquor, which is feparated by the glands. Lymphatic veffels, those which separate or convey lymph.
Arafmus, a confuming
Meconium, the black excrements of a foetus, which remain in the guts after birth. Medulla spinalis, the marrow of the back bone.
Menftruation, time of, womens monthly difcharge. Mucus, a thick humour which
-lines the ftomach, &c.
Arcotics, which abate pain. Nephritis, pain in the reins or kidneys.
Node, an elevation, or rifing of any part without inflam
Non-naturals, air, meat, drink, fleep, motion, reft, retention and excretion, and the paffions of the mind.
Ancreas, the sweet-bread; a gland in the belly which conveys liquor to the guts to allay the gall. Pancreatic juice, the liquor of this gland. Paroxyfm, a fit. Parotids,glands behind the ear. Pericranium, the hairy fcalp,
or skin which covers the fcull.
Periofteum, the skin that im
mediately covers the bones. Peristaltic motion, the natural notion of the guts. Perniones, chilblains. Phagedanic, eating, corroding. Pharynx, the upper part of the gullet. Phlegmon, a hard, painful tu
Spina dorf, the edge of the
Stimulus, any thing that occafions pain.
Sutures, the joinings of the bones of the head.
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diately after their Birth, when they begin
to fuck, and how they should be weaned.
How to tie and cut the Navel-firing.
How to cleanfe a new-born Babe.
How to fwaddle a new-born Infant.
Mothers ought to fuckle their Children.