malagma

ma·lag·ma

(mă-lag'mă),
A cataplasm or emollient.
[G. a poultice]
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malagma

An obsolete term used as an adjective (emollient; soothing) or a noun (emollient, a medicated poultice).
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Albinus uses the opportunity to confide to his confreres an exotic remedy for such diseases as dog mange, the chief ingredients of the medicine being "swimming beet, oak gall, and shoemakers' blacking": "Si naratilem betam, gallam e quercu et sutorium atramentum in mortario contuderis, deinde aspersis copri sex vnciis [vncias ASD] miscueris in malagma, praesentaneum esse remedium aduersus caninam scabiem et porcorum pruriginem." 589, lines 139-42).