A Dictionary of Medicine; Including General Pathology, General Therapeutics, Hygiene, and the Diseases Peculiar to Women and Children

A Dictionary of Medicine; Including General Pathology, General Therapeutics, Hygiene, and the Diseases Peculiar to Women and Children

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1882 edition. Excerpt: ...the parasite being microsporon mentagrapltyta 6. Tints versicolor or phytoiii vertieolar. the cMoasma. of English writers; the psraritt rf which is microsporon furfur. 7. Onychia parasitica or onychomycofii, parasitic disease of the nails, caused by the growti fa tie mil of the fungus of tinea tonsurans or tines favosa; in other words, the trichophyton or the achorion. At one time it was thought that the disease known as tinea decalvant was parasitic and caused bj the growth of the mierosporon Avdouinii, but this is at present a disputed point. See Alopecia. These several varieties of tinea will bo described in detail under that heading. Triatment.--The principles of treatment in parasitic disease consist in improving the tone of the nutrition, and in bringing parasiticides into contact with the fungus-elements, so as to ensure their destruction; the latter, however, is a matter of much difficulty when the fungi are imbedded deep in the hair-follicle, or in the lower parts of the shafts of the hairs of the scalp. See Tinea. Tiijwry Fox. EPIPIiOITIS (Moov, the omentum).--Inflammation of the epiploon or great omentum. See Peritonjeum, Diseases of. EPISPADIAS (M, upon, and tnriu, I draw).--A malformation of the penis, in which the urethra opens on its upper surface. See Puis, Diseases of. EPI8PASTICS(41, upon, and Otto!o, Tdraw). Snbstanees which, when applied to the skin, aro capable of producing a blister. See CocntkkntnTASTs. EPISTAXIS (41, upon, and trrdfa, I drop). Stson.: Fr. Epistaxis; Ger. Nasenbluten, Dunxrnojr.--Epistaxis signifies a bleeding from the nose. Etiology.--Epistaxis is either traumatic or idiopathic. The traumatic form may be occasioned by violent sneezing, by snuffing up irritating subounces, or by direct violence; but in theseshow more

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  • English
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  • 1236611470
  • 9781236611475