The New and Complete American Encyclopedia; Or, Universal Dictionary of Arts and Sciences on an Improved Plan in Which the Respective Sciences Are Arr

The New and Complete American Encyclopedia; Or, Universal Dictionary of Arts and Sciences on an Improved Plan in Which the Respective Sciences Are Arr

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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. 1808 edition. Excerpt: ...participial adj. rr.ild; mollifying; gentle; affualivc: as he is of a healing pacisick temper. Healing, part. sub. in its general fense, includes the whole process of curing a disorder., and restoring health. In this fense medicine is defined the art of healing. Ib its more restrained fense, as used in surgery, 8cc. healing denotes the uniting or consolidating the Iip3-of a wound or ulcer. The medicines proper for this intention are called incarnatives, agglutinative, vulneraries, &c. Healing, in architecture, denotes the covering the roof of a building; whether with lead, tiles, states, shingles, reeds, or straw. HEALTH, n. s, 1. Freedom from bodily pain or sickness.--2. Welfare of mind; purity; goodness; principal of salvation.--3. Salvation spiritual and temporal.--4. Wish of happiness used in drinking. Health, a right disposition of the body, and of all its parts; consisting in a due temperature, a right conformation, just connection, and ready and free excercise of all the vital functions. Health admits of latitude, as not being the fame in all subjects, who may yet be said to enjoy health. That part of medicine which shows the means of preserving health, is termed Htgieine. See Medicine. Health Of Mariners, Methods Of Preserving The. See Seam En. HEALTHFUL, adj. 1. Free from sickness.--2. Well disposed.--3. Wholesome; salubrious.--4. Salutary; productive of salvation. HEALTHFULLY, adv. 1. In health 2. Wholesomely. HEALTHFULNESS, n. s. state of being will 2. Wholesomenefs; salubrious qualities. HEALTHILY, adv. without sickness or pain. HEALTHINESS, n. s. the state of health. HEALTHLESS, adj. 1. Weak; sickly; infirm.--2. Not conducive to health. HEALTHSOME, adj. wholesome; salutary. HEALTHY, adj. 1. Enjoying health; free from...show more

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