Definitions of Diachylon

  1. Alt. of Diachylum Webster Dictionary DB
  2. A plaster made by boiling protoxide of lead with olive oil, originally from expressed juices. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  3. An adhesive plaster formerly made from expressed juices, now made of an oxide of lead and oil. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  4. d[=i]-ak'i-lon, DIACHYLUM, d[=i]-ak'i-lum, n. common sticking-plaster. [Gr. diachylos--dia, and chylos, juice.] gutenberg.org/ebooks/37683
  5. Diachylum, Emplastrum diaachylon, from 'juice;' i.e. composed of juices. The plaster of this name was formerly made of certain juices. The term is now confined to the Emplastrum Plumbi or Lead Plaster. Medical Lexicon. A Dictionary of Medical Science
  6. [Greek] Lead plaster; also called Emplastrum d. (album or simplex). Compound (or Yellow) d. plaster (Emplastrum d. compositum), galbanum plaster. D. ointment (Unguentum d., U. S., G. P.), a mixture of lead plaster and olive oil. na
  7. Sticking-plaster of litharge, olive oil, & water, on linen. [Latin] Concise Oxford Dictionary
  8. Lead-plaster. American pocket medical dictionary.
  9. A term originally applied to plaster made with the juices of plants. Appleton's medical dictionary.
  10. commonly pron. Diaculum. [Neut. of Gr., thoroughly juicy.] Common healing plaster, of red oxide of lead and olive oil. Glossary of terms and phrases - Percy