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Of Propensity to Motion. Repetition. Imitation. Of the Circulatory System. Of the
Secretion of Saliva, and of Tears. And of the Lacrymal Sack. Of the Stomach and
Intestines. Of the Capillary Glands, and of the Mem branes. - Of Haemorrhages.
And thirdly, the whole absorbent system, consisting of the lačteals, which open
their mouths into the stomach and intestines, and of the lymphatics, which open
their mouths on the external surface of the body, and on the internal linings of all
The stomach and intestinal canal have a constant vermicular motion, which
carries forwards their contents, after the lasteals have drank up the chyle from
them; and which is excited into action by the stimulus of the aliment we swallow,
... the stimulus of the blood produces the contractions of the heart; and the
substances we take into our stomach and bowels stimulate them to perform their
necessary functions. The rays 3. There. 16 MOTIONS OF Sect. III. I. I..
After having carefully considered this disease, I thought the convulsions of her
ideas less dangerous than those of her muscles; and having in vain attempted to
make any opiate continue in her stomach, an ounce of laudanum was rubbed ...
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Written by the grandfather of Charles Darwin, this book is a masterful treatise on the medical disorders and how to treat them. Primarily of interest to people who are interested in the period ... Read full review