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. 1857 Excerpt: ...crumb of bread. Mitt. Mitte, send; mittatur, or mittantur, let be sent. Mitt. sang, ad £xij. saltem. Mitte sanguinem ad uncias duodecim saltem, take away biood to 12 oz. at least. Mod. prœsc. Modo proscripto, in the manner prescribed. More diet. More dicto, in the manner directed.J Mor. sol. More solito, in the usual manner. Ne tr. s. num. Ne tradas sine nummo, do not deliver it unless paid. (Used by apothecaries as a caution to the assistant, when the presence of the patient prevents the master giving a verbal direction.) The following table shows the value of л Manipulus:--Grammes. Oz. Dr. Gr. Manipulus geminum hordel 101,40 or 3 2 5 Uni 47,60 "14 14U farime de semine uni 105,00 '-3 3 u!J foliorum malvte siceorum 43.90 " 1 3 lTa cichorii siceorum 32,00 " 0 8 14 florum tilta 40.10 " 3 58 'f Minulum is occasionally found in prescriptions, but is very barbarous Latin. The proper Latin for a miuute is sexagesima purs horœ. X A physician who was in the habit cf leaving verbal directions with the patient how his medicines are to be taken, and very freJV. No. Nux moschata, a nutmeg. No. Numero, in number. O. Octarius, a pint. Of. lini s. i. Oleum Uni sine igne, cold-drawn linseed oil. Omn. /tor. Omni horâ, every hour. Omn. bid. Omni biduo, every two days. Omn. bih. Omni bihorio, every two hours. O. M. or Omn. mane. Omni mane, every morning. O. N. or Omn. noct. Omni node, every night. Omn. quadr. hor. Omni cuadrante horsB, every quarter of an hour. О. О. O. Oleum oliva optimum, best olive oil. Ov. Ovum, an egg.f Oz. The ounce avoirdupois, or common weight, as distinguished from that prescribed by physicians. i P, с«.9 Part, œqual. Partes äquales, equal parts. P. d. Per deliquium, by de...