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Hirudo medicinalisused in medicine, as Hirudo medicinalis of Europe, and allied
Note: In the mouth of bloodsucking leeches are three
convergent, serrated jaws, moved by strong muscles. By
the motion of these jaws a stellate incision is made in
the skin, through which the leech sucks blood till it
is gorged, and then drops off. The stomach has large
pouches on each side to hold the blood. The common
large bloodsucking leech of America (Macrobdella
decora) is dark olive above, and red below, with black
spots. Many kinds of leeches are parasitic on fishes;
others feed upon worms and mollusks, and have no jaws
for drawing blood. See Bdelloidea. Hirudinea, and
3. (Surg.) A glass tube of peculiar construction, adapted for
drawing blood from a scarified part by means of a vacuum.
Horse leech, a less powerful European leech (H[ae]mopis
vorax), commonly attacking the membrane that lines the
inside of the mouth and nostrils of animals that drink at
pools where it lives. Hirudo medicinalisBloodsucker Blood"suck`er, n.
1. (Zo["o]l.) Any animal that sucks blood; esp., the leech
(Hirudo medicinalis), and related species.
2. One who sheds blood; a cruel, bloodthirsty man; one guilty
of bloodshed; a murderer. [Obs.] --Shak.
3. A hard and exacting master, landlord, or money lender; an
Medicinally Me*dic"i*nal*ly, adv.
In a medicinal manner.
Meaning of Medicinal from wikipedia
come from Mihintale
in Sri Lanka where evidence
of dedicated medicinal treatment facilities
are found. In Greece, the Gr**** physician...
chemistry' is discipline
at the intersection
of chemistry, especially synthetic organic
chemistry, and pharmacology
and various other
plants, also called medicinal
herbs, have been discovered
and used in traditional medicine practices since prehistoric
- European medicinal
leech, is one of several species
used as "medicinal
leeches". Other species
of Hirudo sometimes
also used as medicinal
- A medicinal
jar, drug jar, or apothecary
jar is a jar used to contain
jars were commonly
used in apothecary shops
in hospitals. Medicinal...
- A medication
medicament, medicine, pharmaceutical
drug or simply
drug) is a drug used to diagnose, cure, treat, or prevent...
- The use of medicinal
clay in folk medicine
goes back to prehistoric
times. Indigenous peoples around
the world still
use clay widely, which
to 2004, it was known
as the European Agency
for the Evaluation
of Medicinal Products
(also herbalism) is the study
and the use of medicinal
are a basis
- well-being. Traditionally drugs
were obtained through extraction
plants, but more recently
also by organic
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