Definitions from Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition and Ballentine's Law Dictionary as are available for each term in each dictionary.
  • Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition

    In medical jurisprudence. A method of serum-diagnosis of insanity from hæmolysis (breaking up o the red corpuscles of the blood) by injections of the venom of cobras or other serpents. This test for insanity has recently been employed in Germany and some other European countries and in Japan.