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Definition of Cantharides
CantharidesCantharides Can*thar"i*des, n. pl.
See Cantharis. CantharidesCantharis Can"tha*ris, n.; pl. Cantharides. [L., a kind of
beetle, esp. the Spanish fly, Gr. kanqari`s.] (Zo["o]l.)
A beetle (Lytta, or Cantharis, vesicatoria), havin1g an
elongated cylindrical body of a brilliant green color, and a
nauseous odor; the blister fly or blister beetle, of the
apothecary; -- also called Spanish fly. Many other species
of Lytta, used for the same purpose, take the same name.
See Blister beetle, under Blister. The plural form in
usually applied to the dried insects used in medicine.
Meaning of Cantharides from wikipedia
- of hematuria after swallowing
a dose of cantharides
his **** drive. Cantharides
were in widespread
in its family
were used in traditional apothecary preparations
". The insect
is the source
of the terpenoid
cantharidin, a toxic
- aphrodisiacs, including
the notoriously dangerous
, have appeared
in many Moroccan
ras el hanout
formulations, but these...
of benzoin Tincture
of cannabis Tincture
of cantharides Tincture
of castoreum Tincture
citrochloride, a chelate
- and mood stabilizer drugs
such as sodium
valproate. Anticoagulants, cantharides
(Spanish Fly) and recreational drugs
and cocaine) have...
- To treat
stones, John Wilkins
was fed, "four red-hot oyster
s**** in a quart
that he had been performing
(using either iodine
1836. Another early American practitioner
of this method
, colchicine, powerful anticoagulants
such as brodifacoum, phenylsilatranes...
- to kill his wife. In ancient
Greece, the Spanish
fly (also known
) was crushed
and used in love potions. It was believed
- (useful to produce
red dye), diamonds, sandalwood, incense, puyang
used for medicine), steel, turtles, tortoises****, strange...
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