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The annular or spiral muscular fibres compose the vascular muscles, which
constitute the intestinal canal, the arteries, veins, glands, and absorbent vessels.
3. The immediate organs of sense, as the retina of the eye, probably consist of ...
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 ...
Secondly, the glands without convolution, as the capillary vessels, which unite
the terminations of the arteries and veins; and separate both the mucus, which
lubricates the cellular membrane, and the perspirable matter, which preserves
So the muscles on one side of the fore-arm bend the fingers by means of their
tendons, and those on the other side of the fore-arm extend them - again. again.
The arteries are distended by the circulating blood; and. Io DEFINITIONS. Sect. II.
again. The arteries are distended by the circulating blood; and in the necks of
quadrupeds there is a strong elastic ligament, which assists the muscles, which
elevate the head, to keep it in its horizontal position, and to raise it after it. has
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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