An inflammation of the throat or adjacent region, especially of the fauces or tonsils, with considerable swelling, painful and impeded ability to swallow, inflammatory fever, and sometimes a danger of suffocation. (Synonyms: squinancy, squinzey.)
A remedy to repel from a tumefied part the fluids which render it tumid (swollen, inflated).
Reduces swelling or tumor.
Disperses inflammatory or other tumors, or dead or dying tissues.
Restores normal function.
Relating to rheumatism, any of several diseases characterized by inflammation and pain in muscles or joints.
A disease involving inflammation of joints and damage to heart valves that follows infection by Streptococcus.
A chronic inflammatory disease marked by destruction of joints.
A childhood bone formation disease resulting from inadequate calcium and phosphorus due to insufficient sunlight or vitamin D.
An acute infectious viral disease of cattle marked by diphtheritic inflammation of mucous membranes.
A fungal skin infection, typically a scaly, ring-shaped reddening on the skin, and commonly seen in children. May be treated with an antifungal cream such as clotrimazole or miconazole (also see Tinea).
A strengthening medicine or tonic.
An external stimulant which when applied to the skin produces mild irritation accompanied by reddening. This may be desired to counter irritation (see Counterirritant).