An Introduction to Anatomy and Physiology: For the Use of General Readers, Young Persons, and Junior Medical Students

Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, Brown, and Green, 1825 - 192 páginas

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Página 95 - A blank, my lord. She never told her love, But let concealment, like a worm i...
Página 67 - In their origins, irregular in their distribution, and deficient in that symmetry which characterizes the first class. They are superadded to the original class, and correspond to the number and complication of the superadded organs. Of these, there are the third, fourth, and sixth...
Página 48 - Consider what an affair this is, when we come to very large animals. The aorta of a whale is larger in the bore than the main pipe of the waterworks at London Bridge ; and the water roaring in its passage through that pipe is inferior, in impetus and velocity, to the blood gushing from the whale's heart.
Página 77 - The tongue of the chameleon displays a very curious mechanism. It is contained in a sheath at the lower part of the mouth, and has its extremity covered with a glutinous secretion. It admits of being projected to the length of six inches...
Página 172 - In explaining these things," he says, " I esteem myself as composing a solemn hymn to the Author 'of our bodily frame ; and in this, I think, there is more true piety than in sacrificing to Him hecatombs of oxen, or...
Página 162 - A line drawn from a point midway between the anterior superior spine of the ilium and the symphysis...
Página 39 - It is better, on this account, in graduating the bottle, to make two scratches as represented in the drawing, one at the top and the other at the bottom of the curve : this prevents any future mistake.
Página 41 - ... to produce carbonic acid, by the union of the oxygen of the atmosphere with the carbon of the coke : this is accompanied with the intense heat required for the fusion of the iron ore. The carbonic acid, as it passes upwards, is converted into carbonic oxide, by contact with the carbon of the incandescent coke above the zone of fusion. As the carbonic oxide ascends higher in the furnace, it...
Página 172 - On the uses of the parts of the human frame," as a solemn hymn to the Creator of the world. " I first endeavour from His works," he says, " to know myself, and afterwards by the same means to show him to others ; to inform them, how great is his wisdom, his goodness, his power.
Página 152 - The coraco-brachialis muscle forms a narrow fusiform fleshy mass, which occupies the upper part of the inner surface of the arm. It arises from the coracoid process of the scapula...

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