GLOSSARY 311 Alliterative: Relating to an alliteration. Amelioration: Improvement; a making or becoming better. Amnesia: Inability to arouse the memory images. Amnesic: Afflicted with amnesia; caused by amnesia. Amorphous: Without form; shapeless; indefinite. Amplify: To extend; enlarge. Amulet: A charm; an object worn as a remedy, or for protection against evil. Anaemia: Deficiency of blood. Anaesthesia: A loss of the sense of touch. Anaesthetic: Not sensible to touch. Anaesthetize: To render unconscious by adrninistering chloro- form, etc.; to render insensible to pain or touch. Analgesic: Not sensible to pain. Analogous: Bearing analogy or resemblance. Analogy: Similarity; likeness; parallel. Anatomical: Relating to anatomy or bodily structure. Aneurism of the aorta: A form of tumor in the principal artery leaving the heart. Ankylosed: Grown together (said of joints). Annihilate: To reduce to nothing; destroy. Anomalous: Irregular; not conforming to custom or rale. Anomaly: Irregularity; deviation from rule. Antecedent: Going before; preceding. Anterior: Before; in front of.— Happening before; preceding in time. Anthropology: The science or study of man. Antidotal: Relating to an antidote. Antidote: Anything tending to prevent or counteract. Antipathy: Dislike; hatred; aversion. Antipodal: Opposite. Antithesis: An opposite; a contrast. Apathy: Lack of feeling; indifference.