Index of Technical Terms and Materia Medica

In: Maimonides, Commentary on Hippocrates’ Aphorisms Volume 2
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Index of Technical Terms and Materia Medica

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abatement, of the fever182abdomen87, 269, 299, 306 lower87See also dryness, pain(s)abrasion161 of the intestines136, 295abscess(es)47, 67, 168, 169, 170, 188, 211 breaking internally360 external388 internal388 expected to develop in someone’s joints211 purulent, in the stomach or liver39See also evacuation(s)abstention, from food295accident(s)19, 22, 23, 159acme171acorns25action(s)17, 23, 24, 26, 27, 267 of most drugs were not learned except by experience26 specific27 of the entire substance25See also nature(s)activity/activities293 of the hand267acuteSee disease(s), fever(s)administrationSee rule(s)admixture278adults40affection(s), gouty347 of the spleen128 sympathetic295, 335, 342, 345affinity322affliction(s)16, 34, 104, 154, 185 bad286 extremely bad202 reaching the bone337 of the liver199 severe78 of the uterus255See also woman/womenage(s)16, 29, 44, 86, 105, 109, 130, 133, 136, 227, 229, 349, 393 intermediate124 old29, 105 extreme old96See also change(s), child/childrenailment92, 242 chronic91air171, 251, 322, 382, 403 changing during its passage through the body205 of respiration205See also condition(s), heatalchemists7alleviation, [of a disease]79Almagest (Claudius Ptolemaeus from Alexandria)6alphos126ʿamal267amenorrhea259analogy108, 208anatomySee science(s)anger315angina39, 122, 126, 128, 230, 329, 401animalSee biteannotation(s)5antidotes27anus242See also pain(s)anxiety50, 345, 408aphorism(s)13, 28, 40, 45, 52, 60, 69, 72, 81, 85, 104, 109, 122, 124, 126, 170, 220, 227, 249, 273, 285, 318, 323, 328, 336, 349, 354, 398, 400, 414 which every physician should know by heart12 non-physicians have schoolchildren memorize them12Aphorisms (Hippocrates)12aphthae130apoplexy71, 97, 122, 129, 137, 348, 349See also strengthappetite84, 295 canine73 good83, 84, 85 strong84See also child/children, loss, wantapplesSee peelAristotle6art(s)18, 19, 21, 28 long14, 19 medical13, 15 of medicine14, 16, 18, 323 seven parts of the, of medicine15 theoretical and practical15See also beginner, knowledge, perfection, principle(s), prognosisarthritis122, 126, 137ascites148assertion(s)285 false72asthma128, 132, 136See also humpbackattack, of sneezing255See also end, fever(s), increase, length, time(s)attendantsSee patient(s)attraction164 [of residues] to the opposite site in the neck288See also power(s)attributes, adjunctive14author(s)1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 9 et passim Andalusian6See also omission, perfectionautumn39, 45, 114, 124, 128, 347 bad for those who suffer from phthisis116 comes with north [winds]120 wet with south [winds]119See also fever(s)aversion, of taking food in the beginning84back289 of the knee328See also pain(s)badness159baldness326bandaging16barley, gruel31barrier, cold185bathhouse398bathing323, 394beginner, in the [medical] art273beginning124, 138, 196, 315 of disease(s)39, 51, 84 of acute diseases51 and end of the disease82 of a fever attack53 of the illness49, 206 of internal tumors53See also aversion, disease(s), end, illness(es), inflammation(s), uterusbehavior, aggressive345being, living22belly, filling with water407See also heat, pain(s)benefit51, 53, 406beverages63bile67, 384, 394 black39, 120, 136, 146, 159, 160, 161, 204, 303, 315, 345, 349, 358, 392 prevailing in the excretion of the body67 yellow29, 141, 146, 208, 284, 345, 358See also blood, burning, discharge(s), disease(s), dominance, vomitingbinding16bite, of a poisonous animal24biting154, 160, 278 effect on the stomach221 of vinegar160See also nakhsblackening (of flesh from mortification)237blacksmiths185bladder, affected by scabs214 urinary48, 210, 242, 278, 406See also illness(es), pain(s), part(s), stone(s), substance(s), tear, ulcerationbleeding81, 243 menstrual270blindness348blood89, 133, 158, 161, 164, 184, 185, 212, 215, 218, 252, 270, 312, 389 especially abundant272 extremely bad and its quality corrupted88 black160 with clots217, 391 congealing in the breasts of a woman260 flowing from the body223 flowing from the nose197 frothy233 heated through the yellow bile67 menstrual248, 256, 277, 280, 321 old243 of parturition248 thick323 turbid304 vessel389See also brain, color, disease(s), evacuation(s), excess, flow, indication(s), obstruction, opening(s), overfilling, production, vomitingblood clotsSee urineblow, on the head366boatSee travellingbody/bodies16, 22, 23, 24, 25, 27, 29, 42, 45, 47, 51, 52, 58, 60, 61, 62, 64, 69, 77, 78, 80, 88, 94, 103, 106, 123, 138, 139, 140, 150, 151, 152, 164, 174, 178, 183, 184, 206, 249, 256, 259, 275, 279, 284, 289, 294, 323, 330, 333, 358, 385, 400, 412, 414 clean323 cold41 that become emaciated over a long period59 that become emaciated over a short period59 full44 full with drink, food63 full with humors204 that are growing have the greatest amount of innate heat41 healthy88 of a healthy person67 human15 interior parts42 large106 lean143 lean and emaciated44 loose and relaxed123 used to one and the same medicine104 moist132 natural22 of the patient50, 51, 159 of the spleen335 weak101 does not put on any weight83 well-fleshed [and] balanced96See also air, bile, blood, condition(s), difficulty, change(s), dissolution, distribution, element(s), emaciation, fatness, food(s), inflammation(s), knowledge, indication(s), length, lightness, measure, movement(s), nature(s), part(s), pruritus, remnant(s), softness, stoutness, strength, surface, ulcer(s), woman/womenbone(s)238, 289, 311, 337 broken242 or cartilage cut through380 corrupted337 diseased354 harmed by cold242 in/of the head242, 376 laying bare of a371See also affliction(s), severingbook(s)1, 2, 3, 5, 6, 9, 17, 18, 19, 26bowels123 constipated72 hard105 loose72, 105, 137, 164, 210, 308, 324See also child/children, loosenessboySee woman/womenbrain48, 130, 238, 285, 310, 318, 402 disturbed in its movements361 filled with hot blood or hot vapors359 heavy204 hot403 swollen342See also cavity/cavities, concussion, corruption, drug(s), gash, humor(s), illness(es), inflammation(s), moisture(s), pain(s), phrenitis, superfluity/superfluities, swelling(s), tear, vapor(s), ventriclesbreast(s)258, 259, 270, 273 firm272, 273 left258 of a pregnant woman257 right258 thin273See also blood, firmness, hardness, interrelationship, milk, pain(s), thinness, vessel(s)breathing, bad (difficult)79 stertorously343 unequal and irregular94See also difficultybruise(s)58See also pain(s)bubbles, on the surface of someone’s urine386burden, heavy251burning, of yellow bile348burns365cancer161 hidden330cardia, of the stomach154, 295, 370, 408See also fuʾādcardialgia154, 202carobs25cartilage311See also bone(s)cataract137catarrh(s)92, 137, 244 that descend into the upper cavity390 that quickly are fatal118category72cause(s)3, 16, 47, 93, 118, 122, 130, 170, 178, 185, 192, 260, 265, 293, 314, 315, 327, 332, 382 bad87 of all [the diseases]122 initial338 of the pain58See also deduction, knowledgecauterization319, 330, 352cautery28, 396cavity/cavities181, 312, 376, 406 that surrounds the brain376 of the chest235, 338, 390 between the chest and lung319 in the head403 of the uterus280See also catarrh(s)chance332change(s)21, 227, 230 in age, place, and regimen97 in the whole body177, 413 in the bad diet97 in cold or in heat107 in color and in consistency208 from habit to habit102 in the nature of the seasons107 in [every] singular season107 of the seasons of the year107 in the various kinds of the stools66See also statechannelsSee humor(s)chest48, 94, 244, 285 narrow145See also cavity/cavities, illness(es), nerve(s), pain(s), pus, rawness, swelling(s)chestnuts25child/children40, 41, 43, 130, 131, 135, 275, 282 and those next to them in age124 who have a very strong appetite40 who have constipated bowels131 fat131 female258 male258 getting older132 small130See also disease(s), woman/womencholera39, 136cleansing162, 228, 256 beneficial184climate44climax53, 81See also disease(s), illness(es)closure, of the larynx171clothes279cloud, red cloud appearing in the urine208 white208clysters28coercion94cold53, 110, 237, 242, 243, 289, 400 having a biting effect240 excessive148 harmful238 harmful and fatal242See also bone(s), change(s), disease(s)coldness194, 289, 300 of the extremities353, 378 of the [superfluous] matter179colic148, 157, 261, 362 known as “ileus”336 severe, which the Greeks call “ileus”128collapse, of strength360color158, 177, 256, 413 of fresh blood243 of the flesh354See also change(s), inflammation(s)commentary/commentaries5, 6, 7, 9, 11, 13commentator(s)2, 3, 4, 9, 10, 14 et passimSee also Galencomplexion86, 123, 262composition(s)1, 9conclusion(s)7, 16, 17, 26, 102 astonishing and strange logical268concoction47, 49, 79, 184, 208, 242 clear79 of the disease81 of new food35 of the humors that produced the disease35See also expulsion, nature(s)concussion, of the brain (or spinal cord)410condition(s)15, 21, 30, 51, 72, 82, 84, 87, 105, 108, 160, 203, 228, 235, 260, 346, 370 bad184 of the body16, 44, 88, 89 of every singular disease109 dry of the air113 of the [superfluous] matter181 of the substance of the organs17 of the temperament17 of the temperament of old people137 unnatural159 weak319 of the weather123 of the weather during the year121 of the woman273confusion7, 357 mental54, 58, 79, 136, 187, 303, 318, 345, 359, 361, 362, 366, 370, 376congelationSee winterconjecture140connection, of the organs to each other15consciousness95consistency206See also change(s)constitution, bad84consumption, of summer fruit347 of [too much] wine225continuity315convalescence164convalescent60, 62, 83, 84, 169cooling27, 322copyistSee error(s)cord, spinalSee concussioncorpulence59correctness4corrosion375corruption, of the humors and their severe putrefaction44, 231 of the substance of the brain402cough111, 119, 126, 129, 130, 137, 244, 327, 399 frequent dry191See also humpbackcoughing403cramps131, 194, 203, 204 fatal203crisis/crises47, 65, 75, 134, 165, 170, 173, 179, 196, 198, 199, 208, 306, 356, 357, 390 bad114 beneficial79 complete47, 75 difficult167, 356 of the disease39, 47 easy114 first188 full-blown47 of the illness112 imminent208 incomplete47, 75 neither perfect nor complete47See also discharge(s), illness(es), remnant(s), symptom(s)crudeness174crushing, [of a limb]58cryingSee suffocatingculmination, of the disease34, 36, 39, 82 of the illness37See also disease(s)cupping glass270cure402 of the diseases18 of the illness213See also impedimentscycle(s)196 of the critical days226 increase39See also fever(s)damage, done to the head225danger20, 86 in experience22 of [applying a certain medication based on] experience26 in feeding [the patient]67 of an improper use of purgatives51darkness154day(s)34, 39, 75, 76, 134, 147, 160, 166, 167, 173, 180, 196, 198, 199, 200, 201, 208, 211, 226, 228, 230, 235, 336, 341, 343, 390, 402 critical173 prognostic208See also cycle(s)De methodo medendi (Galen)11De natura hominis (Hippocrates)8De simplicium medicamentorum [temperamentis ac facultatibus] (Galen)26De temperamentis (Galen)41, 96deafness165, 197death71, 91, 174, 225, 232, 236, 263, 356See also indication(s), sign(s)decline, [of a disease]53deduction, of the cause213See also knowledgedefinitions341degree30, 69, 293, 348, 376 of heat and dryness27delirium39, 54, 79See also ravingdelivery, difficult and dangerous275 easy275See also woman/womendelusion, melancholic120, 126, 128, 303density15dentition132depletion74, 194despondency281, 315deterioration79deviation69diaphragmSee nerve(s), pain(s), phlegmdiarrhea29, 122, 127, 131, 195, 197, 232, 234, 308, 309, 344 bilious165 bloody284 chronic136 constant254 frothy382 in patients with phthisis234 prolonged307, 324 violent381diet36See also change(s)difficulty206 of breathing137 of movement of the eyes and of the whole body123 of moving111 of respiration187 to swallow172digestion(s)59, 87, 132, 164, 284, 295 partial293 poor130diluting61dimness, of the senses111 of vision111dim-sightedness137disagreement4discharge(s)173, 233 of yellow bile161 during which there is a crisis173 from the ears130 from the kidneys213 watery, from the eyes and nostrils137disease(s)16, 20, 29, 39, 69, 77, 82, 87, 91, 104, 107, 111, 113, 122, 125, 126, 127, 129, 130, 135, 170, 173, 176, 177, 184, 208, 319 acute31, 39, 51, 71, 75, 251, 306, 346, 353 extremely acute33 very acute34, 39 acute or chronic160 autumnal110 in the beginning81, 159 related to blood126 caused by black bile126 caused by yellow bile126 [caused by cold]29 [caused by heat]29 caused by phlegm126 occurring to children134 chronic31, 39, 134 reaching its climax10 cold109 has reached its culmination35 reaching its culmination81 extreme33 that flare up81 lengthy173 long80 longest77 cured by opposites74 treated by opposite means43 prolonged174, 193 short or prolonged39 protracted413 serious79 extremely severe36 specific to spring126 of women249See also alleviation, beginning, cause(s), concoction, condition(s), crisis/crises, culmination, cure, decline, increase, knowledge, mildness, nature(s), paroxysm(s), power(s), reasoning, remnant(s), severity, sleep, summerdissolution236 in the bodies of young people40 of humors126 of (solid) organs59, 387See also indication(s)distortion186distress82, 281distribution, of the food in the body59disturbance65, 142 violent385dizziness89, 129, 137, 154Dog Star142dominance, of bile292domination29 of dryness172douching16drink63, 90 excessive359See also body/bodiesdrinking73, 323, 345, 400, 408dropsy39, 128, 304, 306, 319, 327, 335, 357 dry148 of the flesh381See also ulcer(s)droughts113drug(s)23, 27, 49, 52, 139 beneficial26 bitter and extremely foul-smelling26 life-saving effect of24 purgative138, 249, 323, 339 specific for the brain27 specific for the heart27 specific for the liver27 specific for the spleen27 specific for the stomach27See also action(s), evacuation(s), ingestion, knowledge, nature(s)drying, moisture248See also purgative(s)dryness78, 156, 186, 194, 203, 227, 294, 344, 370, 393 of the abdomen111 natural344See also degree, dominationdubayla360duration, of the fever181 of the illness49dysentery117, 118, 122, 128, 161, 163, 285, 295, 335, 340, 357, 375 mostly affecting women117 chronic295, 335 chronic and excessive335dysuria111, 137, 328, 400earache127earsSee discharge(s), extremity/extremities, pusearth8eating, frequently44eczema126effect(s), polishing(?) and biting160 very strong322 strong warming73See also biting, cold, drug(s), heat, poison(s), purgative(s)elbow(s)314See also pain(s)elements, [of the body]21emaciation59 of the body80 deep in the intestines295emesis48, 149, 151, 154, 162, 393, 414See also emesis, evacuation(s), prohibitionemetic(s)24, 88, 89, 155See also helleboreeminence6emptying331, 393 of the vessels29empyema228, 230, 235, 319See also patient(s)end, of the beginning of an attack or tumor53 of the illness206, 227 of life349 of the neck, which is close to the vagina266See also disease(s)entrance205Epidemics (Hippocrates)72, 260epilepsy97, 122, 126, 128, 135, 227Epitomes (Maimonides)13erection322error(s)5, 6, 7 of the copyist198eructations, acid293, 325 sour325eruptions, ulcerative126erysipelas58See also inflammation(s), swelling(s)essence25, 233Euclid7eunuch(s)320evacuating155evacuation(s)29, 47, 48, 50, 60, 65, 78, 140, 141, 149, 150, 156, 157, 178, 184, 228, 319, 321, 393 of blood162, 361 clear170 difficult89 by means of a drug29 through drugs142 through emesis141 excessive47, 221, 224, 370 carried out to the extreme30 to the point of fainting50 of humors59 of the humor that caused the rigor200 of the humor that causes the illness104 of the humor(s) that produce(s) the illness51, 79 of many different kinds of humors66 of the prevailing humor323 of [superfluous matter]184 of phlegm29 of pneuma322 of pus from an abscess that has broken184 of serum from putrid ulcers184evil173, 242examination51excess, of blood259, 328 of superfluities131excretion126, 159, 184See also bileexercise, after a meal132 physical30, 68, 227 hard physical30exertion94exit205expectoration(s)39, 191, 228, 319 livid184expelling406experience20, 26, 27, 173, 230 dangerous14, 19See also action(s), dangerexperiment(s)20, 47experimentation26explanation(s)2, 7, 9, 13, 19, 29, 126, 357expulsion65 or concoction of the humor290extinction40, 354extraction89extremity/extremities353 are the tip of the nose, the ears, hands, and feet353See also coldnesseye(s), dry323 illnesses16See also difficulty, discharge(s), pain(s), part(s), redness, stinging, vessel(s), whiteeyebrow186eyelid344faculty, expulsive254 psychical81See also weaknessfainting88, 93, 236, 276, 360 frequent and severe93See also evacuation(s), phlebotomyfall410al-Fārābī, Abū Naṣr15fasting40fat, in an extremely obese woman266See also meltingfatigue168, 169 spontaneous57See also fever(s)fatness, natural fatness of the body264fear204, 315, 345 prolonged315feces39, 184feebleness, severe47feeding67 extreme30See also dangerfeet, cold322 have very little flesh but many nerves and tendons322See also extremity/extremitiesfetus138, 249, 264 aborted257 female268 more healthy272 large250 male268 undernourished272 weak272fever(s)43, 46, 51, 64, 71, 78, 99, 131, 133, 154, 158, 164, 168, 171, 172, 182, 185, 186, 188, 189, 192, 193, 194, 200, 201, 202, 204, 206, 207, 210, 225, 251, 275, 281, 295, 332, 336, 342, 343, 346, 383, 389, 394, 404 acute113, 117, 120, 135, 197, 198, 199, 203, 284 in the case of an acute illness71 of old people, less acute than that of young people41 ardent78, 127, 136, 191, 194, 195, 318 extremely ardent50 associated with fatigue211 associated with mental confusion136 associated with sleeplessness136 attacks34, 38, 39, 44, 46, 82, 185 during autumn44 autumn quartan77 chronic122 chronic, low284 continuous127, 180, 353 having cycles38, 46 dangerous, [called] “semi-tertian”180 ephemeral192, 394 high174 extremely high203 very high284 intermittent180 not very light80 mild174 mixed128 with paroxysms167 patient171, 173 protracted181 putrid394 quartan39, 128, 196, 200, 290 summer quartan77 quotidian39 very strong80 that comes with a swelling192 tertian127, 196, 200 unremitting183, 184, 185, 187 unremitting and growing worse every other day180See also abatement, beginning, duration, heat, night, paroxysm(s), patient(s), person(s), presence, rigor(s), severity, superfluity/superfluities, sweating, teethfilling, of the stomach261fire185, 203firmness15 of the breasts273flatulence, produced in the hypochondrium284flesh59, 89, 163, 236 of the gums131 healthy153 moist412 small pieces of213 soft168See also color, dropsy, feet, instruments, paucity, swelling(s)flow, of blood29, 361 from organ to organ49fluidity112fluids305, 306flux368foam, at the mouth95fomenting323 with aromatic herbs248 with hot water323food(s)17, 18, 30, 31, 37, 38, 40, 41, 42, 44, 45, 59, 60, 62, 69, 70, 87, 90, 132, 150, 164, 178, 182, 257, 261, 264, 293 small amounts of, at many times44 bad88 not well digested131 easiest and fastest for the body63 increase37, 38 intake of food is much larger than is natural69 small intake of68 little by little44 little at long intervals44 liquid63 moist43 much at many times44 portions46 ample portion of healthy additional44 in greater or smaller portions44 sour293 viscous thick51 that produce thick humor213 that is slightly thickening (nourishing)32 unremitting186See also abstention, aversion, body/bodies, concoction, distribution, knowledge, nature(s), sperm, rule(s), vessel(s)force, the attracting, of the remedy142 retentive278 of the spasm290forearms289foreheadSee incisionforeskin311form(s)22, 24, 27 blood-like312 impressed in the mind17 of each of the organs15 specific24, 27See also knowledgeformation, of pus is a good sign242foul-smellingSee drug(s), matter(s), sputumfrankincense279fright130fuʾād154 means cardia of the stomach154, 202 means the heart202fuel41fullness87fumigationSee smellfunction15See also statefundus, of the uterus265furnace185fury315Galen7, 8, 10, 11, 13, 18, 25, 26, 29, 41, 45, 47, 48, 50, 51, 52, 67, 71, 88, 95, 96, 102, 104, 105, 106, 122, 130, 135, 136, 169, 183, 185, 196, 198, 204, 208, 213, 227, 236, 260, 263, 268, 280, 285, 290, 299, 318, 323, 326, 328, 336, 349, 357, 371, 380, 392, 394, 398, 400, 406, 414 a very verbose commentator10gash, in the brain342genitals87See also putrefactiongirl(s)134See also woman/womengout320, 321, 322See also affection(s), illness(es), pain(s)grapesSee peelgravity, of the illness160grief315groinsSee swelling(s)growingSee body/bodiesgrowth338 of pubic hair227 of the swelling171gumsSee flesh, irritationhabit(s)44, 72, 102See also change(s)hair(s)232, 289, 326 on his head falling off231 around the ulcer falling off296See also growth, losshand(s)See activity/activities, extremity/extremitieshardness25 [of the breasts]273 of hearing111, 123, 137See also loosenessharm19, 32, 51, 52, 60, 295 severe102head94, 207, 208, 248, 289, 382, 394, 403See also blow, body/bodies, bone(s), cavity/cavities, damage, hair(s), heaviness, pain(s), soresheadache129, 207, 248, 284, 302, 343 severe119health16, 17, 18, 22, 28, 65, 294 lasting105 missing16 of every singular organ16 most perfect124See also knowledge, preservation, rule(s)hearing123See also hardnessheart48 weak189See also drug(s), tearheat49, 99, 110, 112, 122, 141, 156, 185, 187, 202, 207, 213, 225, 236, 241, 242, 304, 345 of the air141 has a beneficial and healing effect242 has the following harmful effects236 extraordinary207 extreme203 of the fever168, 290, 358 of the putrid humor185 innate30, 40, 41, 42, 53, 54, 174, 335, 354, 359 of the organs168 extremely severe51 severe, in the belly202 strong190See also, change(s), degree, disease(s), recovery, weaknessheat-spots127heating27heaviness50, 138 of the head111, 123, 242, 248 in the knees157hellebore152 a strong emetic151 potion150, 151See also ingestion, spasm(s)hemiplegia251, 348, 349hemoptysis135, 367hemorrhage(s)126, 236, 239, 243, 244, 373hemorrhoids136, 162, 303, 313 chronic304herbsSee fomentingherpes, corroding242hiccup(s)223, 224, 278, 305, 331, 355, 362, 369, 370, 393See also sneezinghipSee pain(s)hip joint267, 351Hippocrates6, 7, 8, 10, 12, 13 et passim one of the most eminent physicians8hoarseness92, 119, 126, 129honey water261See also imbibitionhooks, that are used for suspension16humor(s)44, 48, 49, 51, 54, 61, 64, 67, 77, 78, 79, 84, 89, 132, 138, 141, 146, 147, 155, 156, 160, 175, 228, 249, 287, 314, 345, 347, 375, 383, 385, 406, 408 acid73 most acute and, in general, most fatal114 bad154, 159, 206, 335 very bad53 bilious195, 202 biting278 black162 that descend from the brain67 moving along channels that are not natural to them57 coarse159 cold92 very cold174 cold, thick97 corrupt44 dominant204 dry and sharp113 harmful51, 204, 255 that cause the illness illness-producing47, 183 that produces the inflammation285 in the liver48 melancholic348 moist, phlegmatic227 motionless, staying in one organ49 phlegmatic348 plentiful44 that produces the pleurisy363 thick213, 343 thick melancholic335 sharp thin149 thin, sharp325 that caused the thirst247 viscous386 watery327 that stream to the wounds286See also body/bodies, concoction, corruption, dissolution, expulsion, evacuation(s), food(s), heat, improvement, nerve(s), presence, remnant(s), site(s), stomach, thickness, thinnesshumpback338 from asthma or cough338hunger56, 73, 412hypochondrium87, 201 stretching or swelling in the51 swollen210, 284See also flatulence, pain(s), rumblingsice244ileusSee colicillness(es)17, 22, 35, 47, 48, 49, 51, 52, 57, 65, 75, 85, 86, 109, 111, 114, 126, 133, 135, 159, 165, 167, 170, 175, 177, 179, 189, 194, 196, 197, 211, 213, 219, 235, 277, 284, 293, 295, 302, 304, 306, 308, 329, 358, 370, 381, 383, 401, 406 acute167, 353, 384, 387 very acute147, 226 in the bladder and kidneys298 caused by black bile392 resulting from black bile39 in the brain345 of the chest and lung229 chronic167, 358 reaching its climax [right] in the beginning37 that have an incomplete crisis48 fatal204 gout-like341 in the kidneys278, 386, 387, 388 light69 long188 melancholic348 prolonged208 protracted383 that occur during a lack of rain122 which mostly occur during a lot of rain122 that arise from repletion74 severe69 called “sphacelus”402 of the spleen39, 335, 340See also beginning, crisis/crises, culmination, cure, duration, end, evacuation(s), eye(s), fever(s), gravity, humor(s), impediments, knowledge, nature(s), patient(s), phthisis, regimen, severity, side(s)imaginations, frightening130imbibition, of honey water31impediments, external, that prevent the cure of the illness28improvement, of the cold, viscous humor227incision328, 396 in the upright vein in the forehead288increase, in attacks39 [in the severity] of the disease39See also cycle(s), food(s)indication(s)16, 21, 26, 167, 174, 189, 242, 293, 322, 343, 353, 355, 358, 383, 385, 386 of abundant, thick blood273 of a balanced amount [of blood]273 of lack of blood273 of death234 of the dissolution of the body66 prognostic indication76 of putrefaction66 sufficient208indigestions, frequent51indolence111infants, new-born130inflammation(s)278, 285, 317, 332, 341, 355, 371 which tend to red and to the color of fresh blood243 in an internal part of the body185 of the brain208 called “erysipelas”372 known as erysipelas317 extremely large50 of the liver278, 369, 370 of the navel130 of the nerves222 in the beginning of the nerves355 developing from chronic pain in the rectum or in the uterus278 in the stomach355, 389 of the throat132See also humor(s), phrenitisingestion, of hellebore153 of bitter medicines28 of a purgative drug377 of a purgative medication156, 158, 344 of a poisonous substance24ingredients, astringent389insertion, of lints267instruments17, 18 with which the flesh is lanced16 that are used for wounds and for eye illnesses16See also knowledgeintellect, excellent2intercourse, sexual322interpretation(s)4, 336interrelationship, between the breasts and the uterus257interval39intestines48, 161, 163, 164, 210, 335, 375, 382 small316See also abrasion, emaciation, pain(s), power(s), swelling(s), tearintoxication225intuition21investigation72iron185irritation, in the gums131itch301jaundice199, 201, 292, 334jaw(s)168, 311See also joint(s)joint(s)168, 352 of the jaws168See also abscess(es), pain(s), swelling(s)judgment21, 72 difficult14, 19, 21khafaqān, refers to a burning [sensation] in the cardia of the stomach202khurāj360kidneys48, 206, 213, 278See also discharge(s), illness(es), melting, substance(s), tear, ulceration, vessel(s)knee(s)See back, pain(s)knowledge15, 17, 18 of the rules of deduction16 of the [different] kinds of disease and its causes16 of what the drug does with respect to its specific form26 of the different kinds of the foods of man and his medicines16 of the [different] kinds of health of the whole body16 of the general rules according to which the illness should be treated16 of the instruments, which the physician uses to preserve health16 of the tendency of nature48 regarding the natures of the seasons and the individual persons and regarding the causes of the diseases, which is fundamental in the art of medicine122 of the form of every plant and mineral16 preliminary, of certain premisses3laborSee person(s), woman/womenlack, of nutrition251See also indication(s)lancing28language4larynxSee closurelaughter345Laws (Plato)10leanness59lees, of oil397 of wine159leg352length, of the attack39 of the body106lientery128, 136, 149, 335 chronic293life/lives118 short14, 19 of an individual14 of a single person15See also end, vessel(s)ligamentsSee softness moist351lightness, of the body47limb, paralyzed392See also crushinglimit75limpness47lints267See also insertionlip186liquids63lisping324liver304, 335, 407 hard334 filled with water, bursting into the omentum407See also abscess(es), affliction(s), drug(s), humor(s), inflammation(s), pain(s), production, pus, substance(s), tearliver complaint185location, of the organs15loins289, 313See also pain(s)long-windedness9looseness15, 25, 289 of the bowels66, 123 and hardness of the stool105loss, of appetite358 of hair231, 234lung(s)48, 145, 230, 233, 338, 363, 390See also cavity/cavities, illness(es), moisture(s), phthisis, pus, tightness, ulceration, vessel(s)madness126, 128, 260, 285, 313, 345, 348, 357See also humor(s)mālankhūliyā303man/men289 drunken225 young42, 322See also woman/womenmarrow, spinal238massage47matter(s)22, 23, 24, 27, 52, 104, 145, 235, 303, 307, 313, 317, 318, 357 evacuated47, 48, 51 external14 harmful47 illness-producing306 malignant326 natural21, 50 plain47 [superfluous]46, 53, 165, 323, 406 prevailing [superfluous]50 thick207 turbid and foul-smelling396 unnatural50 viscous190See also coldness, condition(s), nature(s), quantity/quantitiesmeal, coarse383See also exercisemeaning(s)2, 4, 8, 9, 13, 167, 370, 387, 400meansSee disease(s)measure, of that which should be evacuated from the body50 of moderateness55 of nature56 precautionary (prophylactic)339medication(s)28, 89, 149, 154, 155, 157, 227 astringent104 heating104 refining, diluting213 simple and compound104See also danger, ingestion, sharpnessmedicine(s)17, 18, 88 purging156 sternutatory269See also art(s), body/bodies, ingestion, knowledgemelancholy315melting, of the fat of the kidneys387membrane(s)397 abdominal299 of the liver397 that covers the ribs internally325 the inner, of the abdominal, which is called al-tharb266See also phrenitismemorization18memory20menstruation47, 134, 248, 253, 259, 276, 280, 281, 321 more copious than necessary277method104micturiction29, 47mildness, of the disease and its deviation from the extreme34See also severitymilk284 flowing from the breasts of a pregnant woman272See also sharpness, woman/womenmind85, 236See also form(s)mineral22See also knowledgemiscarriage138, 160, 250, 254, 257, 264, 273, 379 dangerous275See also woman/womenmistake(s)5, 8, 19, 28, 32 in a thickening (nourishing) regimen32See also physician(s)moderatenessSee measuremoisture(s)40, 112, 130, 210, 282, 319, 324, 327, 382, 403, 414 of the brain294 excessive193 harmful408 of the lungs130 mucous351, 352 natural358 of strong people414 of weak people414 phlegmatic94, 190 the substance of putrefaction122 superfluous194 watery358month(s)134, 138, 249, 265mortification242mother275mouth269, 279, 403 of the uterus266 of the neck of the uterus266 of all the vessels280 of the womb274 of the womb of a pregnant woman271See also patient(s), taste, ulcer(s)movement(s)79, 103, 123, 151, 200 of the body100 of the emesis221 harmful48 of nature126, 159 of the soul370 uniform75See also brain, difficultymovingSee difficultymucusSee fundusmudSee urinemuscles286 of the throat132See also pain(s), weaknessmyrrh279nakhs, means “stinging, biting”154name(s)16narrowness, of the vessels and their width96nature(s)23, 27, 35, 64, 67, 86, 98, 103, 108, 160, 162, 173, 183, 255, 273, 293, 306, 307, 357, 385, 406 and action of a drug26 of the body30 busy with the concoction [of the food]84 of that disease29 hot63 of the illness39, 184 separates bad matter from good matter65 determined to expel the harmful matter210 moist117, 120 of the patient184, 226 powerful402 of the season126 weak317 weakened356 of wood25See also change(s), knowledge, measure, movement(s), nostrilsnausea281navel87See also inflammation(s), pain(s)al-Nayrīzī7neck, twisted around172 of the uterus280See also attraction, thrust, twisting, vertebra(e)nephritis137nerve(s)78, 203, 225, 236, 238, 245, 285, 286, 311, 318, 322 that move the chest and the diaphragm187 filled with cold, viscous humor78 strong395See also feet, inflammation(s), origin(s), pain(s), part(s), spasm(s), weakness, winenight65 before the paroxysm of the fever65noise403nose186, 269See also bloodnosebleed(s)133, 211, 253nostrils48, 269, 279 excessively moist by nature294See also discharge(s), pusnourishment28, 42, 46, 259numbness245nursing, excessive130nutrients25, 26, 104nutrition59, 104 abundant good284 that reaches the uterus257See also lack, organ(s)observation, of what happened [only] once or twice273 of a person17 of individual symptoms21obstruction51, 205, 248, 332 due to thick blood400oilSee leesold, the very92See also peopleomen21omentum350See also liveromission, of premisses in a book3On Humors (Hippocrates)7opening(s)185, 403 of the orifices of the (blood) vessels29, 303 of the vessels248ophthalmia117, 122, 127, 309 dry118, 120opposite(s)97, 102, 109, 140, 146See also disease(s)organ(s)15, 16, 17, 22, 48, 49, 57, 84, 87, 98, 104, 148, 156, 159, 169, 170, 172, 181, 183, 187, 255, 264, 273, 294, 297, 319, 329, 345, 382 ailing16 compressed251 diseased184 dry311 noble lacking nutrition231 respiratory346 soft132See also condition(s), connection, dissolution, flow, form(s), health, heat, humor(s), location, stateorifice(s)See opening(s)origin(s)291 of the nerves111, 186ovaries268overfilling78, 194, 290, 331, 400 with blood323overflowing272pace, continuous75pain(s)57, 58, 82, 98, 99, 100, 131, 169, 170, 204, 210, 240, 242, 273, 314, 406, 409 in the lower part of the abdomen and pubes217 in the region of the anus and pubes391 in the lower back210 in the muscles in the back388 that descend from the back to the elbows314 in the belly299 in the parts about the belly374, 378 in the region of the bladder391 ascending to the brain222 in the breasts273 in the region of the chest123 above the diaphragm155 extreme34 in the eyes273, 323, 398 of those who suffer from gout or from bruises245 in the head284, 302 in the back of the head288 in the hip(s)128, 273, 352 in the hypochondrium332 in the intestines203 in the intestines and belly299 in the joints181, 182, 245 in the knees273 in the liver404 in the loins148, 157 around the navel148 in the sciatic nerve351 in the external parts388 in the internal parts388 in the ribs (sides) and chest111 in the ribs, in the front part of the chest, and in the other parts297 severe34, 285, 373 extremely severe50 in the side285 in the sides and loins129 slightest130 strong251 in the throat67 two, at the same time, but not in the same place98See also cause, inflammation(s), rest, severity, sleep, spotpalate48palpitations202paroxysm(s), and course of a disease39 of the fever167See also fever(s), nightpart(s)170, 210, 311, 385 about the urinary bladder217 of the body194 external, internal, of the body169, 175, 185 posterior, of the body285 upper, of the body168 of the body with nerves242 corrupt88 diseased185 the hidden, of the eye344 of the white of the eye344 front285 interior42 neural194 which are close to the uterus254See also inflammation(s), pain(s), softness, superfluity/superfluities, weaknessparturitionSee bloodpassage(s)51, 61 narrow145, 403 extremely narrow406 nasal403See also thicknesspatient(s)20, 21, 28, 32, 44, 46, 49, 50, 53, 65, 77, 79, 81, 82, 86, 94, 104, 154, 168, 186, 189, 236, 285, 319, 346, 368, 389, 397, 405 and his attendants14 dropsical399 with empyema396 with fever206, 209 in a place, which increases his illness but he cannot afford another place28 with pleuritis39 poor28 restless65 splenetic335 too weak to close their mouths344See also body/bodies, diarrhea, fever(s), nature(s), strength, vigorpaucity, of flesh289peel, and pits of grapes25 of apples25peeling, of the skin126penis266people5, 12, 65, 119, 122, 143, 211, 325, 349 bald326 who are close to death291 healthy45, 105, 284, 339 ill105 who are often intoxicated359 who lisp324 old40, 41, 91, 118, 124, 137, 298, 393 extremely old40 old, who have not reached the stage of senility40 past their prime136 sick45, 284 young29, 40, 91, 135See also condition(s), dissolution, fever(s), moisture(s), phthisis, regimen, temperament(s)perfection15, 18 in the art17 of the degree [of knowledge] of the author2 in any science14perseverance21persistence21person(s)72, 96, 104, 294, 304, 306, 307, 308, 309, 406 ambidextrous395 moderately corpulent144 elderly393 free from fever157 healthy89 healthy or sick19 hungry68 individual17, 18 used to a certain labor101 lean143 old101 strong414 weak414See also knowledge, life/lives, observationperspiration29, 47, 112, 173philosophy122phlebotomy, or purgation up to the point of fainting50phlegm291, 349, 406 confined in the area between the stomach and diaphragm406 white381See also disease(s), evacuation(s)phrenitis39, 303, 364 an inflammation of the membranes in the brain303phthisis119, 122, 128, 135, 145, 229, 231, 232, 234, 235, 284, 304, 368 an illness of young people229 which is an [infection] of the lungs39See also autumn, diarrheaphysician(s)12, 15, 17, 23, 28, 48 who makes a mistake19See also aphorism(s), Hippocrates, knowledgepine nutsSee sediment(s)pine resinSee urinepit(s)See peelpitchSee urineplace(s)16, 17, 29, 109, 184 cold29 hot29, 109 opposite, seasons, and kinds of regimen109See also change(s), pain(s), patient(s), season(s)placenta269, 280plant(s)22, 25, 26 wild and not cultivated26See also knowledgePlato10pleasure, unusual345pleurisy129, 136, 185, 228, 235, 325, 363See also humor(s)pleuritis39, 308, 325See also patient(s)pneuma185 psychical94See also evacuation(s)pneumonia39, 129, 136, 185, 308, 363, 364poison(s)27, 88 lethal26 lethal effect of24population118potionSee helleborepower(s)35 of the attraction88 attractive88 of the disease44 of the intestines335 nutritional26 primary23 secondary23 tertiary24 weak130 extremely weak142pregnancy279premisses3, 102See also knowledge, omissionpresence, of a humor that activates the fever51preservation, of health in all circumstances102presumption106principle(s), of the [medical] art117 a major, of the secrets of treatment104production, of blood59 of the blood in the liver87 of milk259prognosis, very difficult in the art of medicine21prohibition, against the application of emesis in winter143proof4, 289property/properties, specific22, 27proposition106pruritus, of the body137puberty133, 134, 338pubesSee pain(s)purgation48, 51, 81, 86, 323, 414See also phlebotomypurgative(s)27, 47, 49, 51, 88, 89, 148, 155 purgative effect of24 warming and drying51See also dangerpurging393pus99, 212, 218, 235, 319 accumulated between chest and lung(s)396, 406 in the liver397 or water flowing from his nostrils or ears302 clear white397 pure white396See also evacuation(s), formation, spitting, thicknesspustules67, 301 broad301putrefaction64, 122, 372 in the genitals127See also corruption, indication(s), moisture(s)quality/qualities23, 24, 25, 26, 69, 104, 225 bad57 predominant manifest27See also blood, rule(s)quantity/quantities27, 40, 41, 50, 69, 88, 206, 225, 241, 304, 319 large57, 130, 324 of the [superfluous] matter181See also rule(s)rain, less, more121See also illness(es), spring, summer, winterrapidity246raving, mild delirium361rawness, of the throat and chest111reader3reasoning44, 146 analogical268 regarding the vigor [of the patient] and the disease44recovering, from an illness169recovery69, 71, 397 of much heat241rectumSee inflammation(s)redness, of the eyes355See also swelling(s)refutation5regimen37, 91, 104, 109, 132 best33 corrupt88 drying227 hot109 strict31, 32 strict, also dangerous for healthy people32 strict but not very [strict]31 very strict but not extreme31 extremely strict31, 34, 35 more thickening (nourishing)34 slightly more thickening32 extremely thinning10See also change(s), mistake(s), place, relaxation, rule(s)relapse64relaxation111 [of the extremely strict regimen]34, 47relief184remedy/remedies50, 88, 143, 146 alleviating330 evacuating147 purgative144, 145 more solid, stronger146remnant(s), of diseases left behind [in the body] after a crisis64 of [superfluous] humors84repletionSee illnesses(es)respiration346See also air, difficultyrest150 at the beginning of pain100 of summer124restlessness130revelation, divine268rheum(s)119, 126, 129 chronic120ribsSee membrane(s), pain(s)rigor(s)166, 183, 195, 200, 242, 359 accompanied by fever237 feverish240 in women289See also evacuation(s), tremor(s)rule(s)18, 104, 107, 173, 230 basic44 regarding the [appropriate] quantity, quality of the food, regarding the [proper] way of its administration44 general43, 313 of the regimen of the health16See also knowledgerumblings, in the hypochondrium210 intestinal210, 284sadar154satiation56scabsSee bladderscales218scholar1schoolchildrenSee aphorism(s)science(s)1 mathematical6 of anatomy15See also perfectionscrofula132season(s)42, 107 temperate, and place109 of the year16, 39, 109, 110, 114, 117, 124, 125, 126See also change(s), knowledge, nature(s), place(s), spring, summer, wintersediment(s), the upper part is thin and its shape is like that of pine nuts384 (settling) in the urine206, 383, 384See also urinesemen282 very thin294 that comes from the woman268senilitySee peoplesensation, [of pain]98, 245 of pricking297sense(s), of sight154See also dimnesssensitivity, excessive130separationSee time(s)serumSee evacuation(s)severing, of a bone376severity36, 39, 297 of the disease65 and mildness of the disease297 of the fever174 of the illness69, 160 of the pain297 of the symptoms35See also increasesharāb73sharpness, of [the humor]296 of the milk130 of the medication156 of the urine278See also thingsshivering53, 111, 281, 356, 408shortness, of time130sickness294side(s)48 of the illness47See also pain(s)sign(s)29, 60, 158, 184, 193, 295, 300 bad55, 80, 83, 85, 87, 162, 193, 199, 202, 203, 204, 223, 224, 295, 308, 317, 327, 334, 346, 353, 354, 355, 358, 359, 361, 362, 363, 364, 365, 366, 367, 368, 369, 370, 371, 372, 373, 374, 375, 376, 378 bad and exceedingly fatal344 of death221, 222, 234, 263 diagnostic140 fatal52, 161, 163, 172, 183, 185, 187, 231 good54, 85, 162, 255, 293, 303, 309, 317, 329, 340, 357, 401 not a good356, 393 important208See also formationsite(s)48, 147, 164, 184, 213, 291 [in the body] in which the humor collects64 hollow337 of the swelling99See also suppurationskill, to recognize the symptoms17skin48, 112, 240, 242 cold185 extremely hot185 peeling off296 porous289 soft and porous290 stretched, dry, and hard291See also peelingsleep22, 42, 54, 55, 130, 178, 204, 247, 344 beneficial52 harmful53 causing pain in a certain disease53sleeping65sleeplessness55, 82, 130, 131, 137, 370See also fever(s)smell, bad66 foul231 of the fumigation279sneezing255, 305, 403 curing hiccups255See also attacksnow244softness15, 25, 324 of the bodies130 of the bodily parts130 of the ligaments132sores, on the head326sorrow345soul1See also movement(s)sound, stertorous343space, empty403spasm(s)39, 78, 153, 194, 205, 223, 224, 225, 237, 240, 242, 251, 276, 285, 290, 331, 346, 348, 355, 361, 362, 365, 370, 377 backwards194, 226 forwards194, 226 occurring because of the filling of the nerves225 occurring from (white) hellebore221 occurring as a result of a wound222See also forcespecies22, 25speech225sperm, spoiled through lack of food282sphacelusSee illness(es)spine, lower210spitting, of pus367, 368spleen, hard335See also affection(s), body/bodies, illness(es)split311spot146, 243 where the pain is297 painful58See also thicknessspring42, 44, 45, 124, 126, 339, 347 moderate114 with little rain and north [winds] most healthy season and least fatal114 the most moderate season126 wet117See also disease(s), summer, woman/womensputum208 foul-smelling231, 234state, of constant change21 of function of each organ17statement(s)4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 11, 21, 29, 40, 45, 46, 104, 160, 167, 184, 236, 285, 299, 336, 407, 414 definite260 incorrect72 mathematical6 true7stimulants47stinging297 of the eyes123See also nakhsstomach25, 48, 53, 73, 87, 130, 156, 246, 261, 284, 293, 295, 342, 360, 382 full with bad humors62See also abscess(es), biting, filling, fuʾād, inflammation(s), khafaqān, phlegmstone(s)132 developing in the urinary bladderstool(s)66, 208, 210, 284 black158, 160 fatty66 small220 unmixed358, 375See also change(s), loosenessstorax279stoutness, of the body30strain, of the stretching226straining172strangury122, 128, 137, 217, 278, 336, 391, 400strength39, 50, 77, 159, 236, 319 of the apoplexy343 bodily91 [of the body]183 of the patient36, 37, 44, 147 weak80, 232See also collapse, tongue, weaknessstretching251, 269See also hypochondrium, strainstroke, light94 mild94 patient94 severe94 most severe and most dangerous94stupor366substance(s)15, 24, 26, 41, 73, 163, 185, 233, 236, 333 of the bladder213 hair-like213 of the kidneys213 of the liver397 putrid185See also action(s), condition(s), corruption, drug(s), ingestion, moisture(s), surfacesuffocating, from crying346suffocation171 hysterical255summer29, 39, 44, 45, 108, 109, 117, 124, 127, 141, 143, 144, 241 diseases77, 128 severely dry112 with little rain119 season107 similar to the spring112See also fever(s)summer fruitSee consumptionsuperfluity/superfluities162, 168, 230, 321 of the brain130 excessive273 that produces the fever195 expelled to the diseased parts67See also excess, surplussuppuration240, 242, 285, 333, 372, 374 of an external site [of the uterus]267 internal39surface, of the body161, 185 of the urine totally covered with a greasy substance387surgery330surplus, [of bad superfluities]88suspensionSee hookssweat39, 175, 291 cold174 copious178, 179 much414sweating356 during fevers112swelling(s)172, 210, 285, 286 occurring in the brain94 and redness on the front of the chest401 crude287 dangerous192 ephemeral192 called “erysipelas”243, 263, 371 in the groins192 in the soft flesh of the groins192 hot263 internal192 in one of the intestines192 in the joints245 large319 soft287 in the throat171 on the outside of the throat329See also fever(s), growth, hypochondrium, site(s)symptom(s)16, 34, 47, 82, 104, 111, 186, 208, 210, 297, 315, 357, 388 of a crisis356 deadly171 fatal159See also observation, severity, skilltaste26 bitter taste in the mouth154tear, in the bladder or the brain or the heart or the kidneys or one of the smaller intestines or the stomach or the liver310tear(s)189teeth131, 238 canine131 of someone suffering from fever190temperament(s)15, 104, 107, 300, 324, 393 bad84, 148, 172, 251, 278 balanced109 of the uterus is balanced282 cold73 moist320 of people108 unbalanced109See also condition(s)tendencySee knowledgetendonsSee feettenesmus379tension269 convulsive297tetanus194, 226, 237, 240, 241, 242, 285, 365al-tharbSee membrane(s)therapy104thickening37 unnatural285See also food(s), mistake(s), regimenthickness61 of the humors181 of the passages111 of the pus333 of the spot333thigh bone349thighs289things, fragrant things that have sharpness279thinness225 of the breasts273 of the humors51thinning61, 406thirst82, 185, 191 intense247 severe247See also humor(s)thought345throat67 sore111See also inflammation(s), muscles, pain(s), rawness, swelling(s)throbbing, in wounds373thrust, inward, (curvature) of the vertebrae of the neck132tightness, of the lungs338Timaeus (Plato)18time(s)141, 227 of the attacks46 current, of the year29, 44, 86, 184 limited14, 19, 20 of separation (crises)See also pain(s), shortnesstip, of the noseSee extremity/extremitiestongue, suddenly losing its strength392training, intensive42 lengthy21transport, local151transudation406travelling, by boat151treatment28, 104, 148, 323, 330See also principle(s)tremor(s)137, 318 of the rigor183truth21, 72tumor(s)126, 132, 163, 181, 182 bad137 hard338 hot58 inflamed243, 328 in one of the viscera51 in the urethra219, 409See also beginning, endtwins258See also woman/womentwisting, of the neck172tympanites148ulcer(s)240, 241, 242, 243, 296 on the body of those suffering from dropsy300 in the mouth127 lasting for a year or longer337See also evacuation(s), hair(s)ulceration243, 245, 330 of the bladder218 in the kidneys or urinary bladder212 of the lungs235urethraSee tumor(s)urination206urine39, 51, 184, 210, 220, 336 foul-smelling218 heterogeneous385 resembling mud206 containing a sandy sediment216 thick213, 214 thick, similar to blood clots206 thick, white211 thin206 thinner206 transparent [and] white209 turbid, similar to that of a beast of burden207 turbid like wax, pitch, and pine resin207See also bubbles, cloud, sediment(s), sharpness, surfaceusefulness15uterus48, 242, 254, 261, 267, 273 drier than it should be or burning hot282 cold and dense282 very moist282 beginning of the neck near the266 having a long neck266See also cavity/cavities, fundus, inflammation(s), interrelationship, mouth, nutrition, part(s), temperament(s), woman/women, vessel(s)vacuumSee vessel(s)vaginaSee endvapor(s)112, 207, 403 arising to the brain130 thick207See also brainvehemence77vein(s), inner328 internal400 varicose313, 326See also incision, wideningvenesection314, 323, 328, 400, 405ventricles, of the brain94, 403verbosity9verdict(s)313, 332 indefinite72verification285vertebra(e), dorsal172 of the neck132See also thrustvertigo123vesicles, watery407vessel(s)29, 30, 210, 280, 285, 304, 306, 318, 373, 406, 408 connected to the breasts259 clean195 of the eye323 in the kidneys215 of the life88 in the lungs304 pulsating285 between the uterus and the breasts272 need a vacuum to receive the food30See also emptying, mouth, narrowness, opening(s)vigor44, 50 strong44 weak44See also reasoningvinegarSee bitingvirtue(s)8 great moral28visceraSee tumor(s)viscosity61visionSee dimnessvoice343vomiting29, 47, 127, 130, 144, 355, 360, 362 of yellow bile195 bilious342 of blood252, 389 spontaneous307wakefulness22want, of appetite154warming27 cold places248See also purgative(s)warts132water8, 148, 185, 247, 306, 319 cold241, 245 hot394, 398 lightest246See also belly, fomenting, liver, puswaxSee urineweakness47, 142, 278 of the retentive faculty130, 189, 293 of the vital faculty93 of the innate heat164, 353 of those parts that are emaciated and dissolved87 of the nerves and muscles395 of the strength186, 278, 308, 344weather122See also condition(s)week, second76 third76, 390weight84, 264, 265See also body/bodieswell-being, greatest124white, of the eye344widening, of the veins313widthSee narrownesswind(s)210, 261, 291, 332, 403 north119, 123 south119, 123 southerly117 thick343, 386, 404See also autumn, spring, winterwindpipe327wine73, 345, 400, 408 nourishes most quickly and suddenly70 has the property to fill the nerves quickly225 pure323, 398See also consumption, leeswinter29, 39, 42, 44, 45, 77, 108, 119, 124, 129, 141, 143, 148 comes with south [winds]118 congelation347 with little rain117 season107See also prohibitionwoman/women120, 252, 259, 270, 279, 282, 320, 321, 322 who suffers from an affliction of the uterus or difficult labor255 ambidextrous395 colder than men289 who do deliver give birth to children that are weak and sickly118 whose [term of] delivery happens to be around spring will have a miscarriage118 with a normal body has a miscarriage265 pregnant138, 249, 250, 251, 254, 257, 263, 264, 275, 280, 379 pregnant or not261 pregnant with a boy262 pregnant with a girl262 pregnant with twins258 who is not pregnant and has not given birth, [produces] milk259 unnaturally fat and cannot become pregnant265See also breast(s), condition(s), disease(s), dysentery, fat, milk, mouth, rigor(s), semenwomb263, 277See also mouthwoodSee nature(s)worms, intestinal132 round132worry345wound(s)58, 242, 285, 286, 301, 375, 389 bad242, 286 corrosive242 large, deep310 putrid295 severe, bad286See also humor(s), instruments, spasm(s), throbbingwrestlers30, 42yawning408year(s)134, 227, 349 extremely dry113See also condition(s), season(s), time, ulcer(s)youth105 fleshy241

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