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- n. a disease characterized by inflammation
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Gunn believes Dropsy to be an inflammatory disease and recommends bleeding freely, but goes on to speak highly of the advantages that have been derived from herbs of our own country, in this as well as other diseases.
The Cherokee Physician, or Indian Guide to Health, as Given by Richard Foreman, a Cherokee Doctor; Comprising a Brief View of Anatomy, With General Rules for Preserving Health without the Use of Medicines. The Diseases of the U. States, with Their Symptoms, Causes, and Means of Prevention, are Treated on in a Satisfactory Manner. It Also Contains a Description of a Variety of Herbs and Roots, Many of which are not Explained in Any Other Book, and their Medical Virtues have Hitherto been Unknown to the Whites; To which is Added a Short Dispensatory.
He will become a professor in the department of medicine and a member of its inflammatory disease institute, center for translational immunology, and Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center.