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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.
... to take them for granted, till an apt opportunity occurs to evince their truth; to
which I shall premise a very short outline of the animal economy. - I.-1. THE
nervous system has its origin from the brain, and is distributed to every part of the
The arterial system consists of the aorta and the pulmonary artery, which are
attended through their whole course with their correspondent veins. The
pulmonary artery receives the blood from the right chamber of the heart, and
carries it to ...
The aorta is another large artery, which receives the blood from the left chamber
of the heart, after it has been thus aerated in the lungs, and conveys it by
ascending and descending branches to every part of the system; the extremities
of this ...
The glands may be divided into three systems, the convoluted glands, such as
those above described, which separate bile, ... And thirdly, the whole absorbent
system, consisting of the lačteals, which open their mouths into the stomach and
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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