Galen, On the Natural Faculties

LCL 71: 334-335

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Index and Glossary

(The numbers refer to the pages of the present edition; fuller references will be found in the footnotes.)

  • Abortifacient drugs, 285
  • Abortion, 231, 285
  • Absorption from digestive tract (v. Anadosis)
  • Acidity of urine, 245, 287
  • Activity (function), 13
  • Adhesion (prosphysis) of nutriment to tissues, 39
  • Affinity, 33
  • Alimentary canal, 119, 309
  • ——coats of, 23, 263
  • Allopathic treatment, 199
  • Alteration (qualitative change), 7, 9, 241, 251
  • Anadosis (absorption from digestive tract), 63, 119
  • Anæmia, 173
  • Anasarca (dropsy), 41
  • Anastomoses (communications between arteries and veins), 321
  • Anaxagoras, “preformationist” doctrine of, 7
  • Ancient writers, value of, 279
  • Animal life, 3
  • Animals (v. also History, Natural)
  • ——cold-blooded, 181
  • ——long-necked, 275
  • Anorexia (want of appetite), 247
  • Aorta (main artery of body), 143, 323
  • Appetite, 249
  • Aristotle, 9, et passim (v. also Peripatetic School)
  • Arrows, drugs for extracting heads of, 83
  • “Art” of Nature (i.e. of the living organism), 57
  • Arteries, structure of, 283
  • ——to-and-fro motion in, 313
  • ——attraction of air by, through skin, 317
  • Artery, pulmonary, 121, 323
  • Artificer, 133
  • Asclepiades, 49, et passim
  • Asepsis (absence of corruption), 201
  • Assimilation, 33
  • Asthenia (weakness), 239
  • Atomist School in Medicine, 45
  • Atrabiliary (melancholic) humour 209
  • Attraction (v. also Horror vacui)
  • ——physiological, 45
  • ——magnetic, 73
  • Auricle, left, of heart, 315
  • ——right, of heart, 321
  • Authority, value of, 279
  • Aversion, 249
  • Baking, 259
  • Beauty, 47
  • Bile, yellow, 63, 123, 177, 191, 289
  • ——“vitelline,” 209
  • ——black, 203 (v. also Melancholic humour)
  • Bile-passages, mechanical blocking of, 171
  • Biliousness, 193
  • Biology, repudiation of, by Atomist School, 45
  • Bladder, urinary, 51, 53, et passim
  • ——for bile (v. Gall-bladder )
  • Blood-production, 17, 169, 183, 191, 201
  • Boiling, 259
  • Boils, 253
  • Bone, structure of, 327
  • Bone-marrow, 327
  • Borborygmi (gurglings) in stomach, 237
  • Bread, constitution of, 11
  • Bubo (swollen lymphatic glands in groin), 185
  • Butchers (as the primitive anatomists), 51
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