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The third class includes all the motions of the animal and vegetable world; as
well those of the vessels, which circulate their juices, and of the muscles, which
perform their locomotion, as those of the organs offense, which constitute their
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 ...
through the thin moist coats of those vessels, which are spread on the air-cells,
which constitute the minute terminal ramifications of the windpipe. Here the blood
changes its colour from a dark red to a bright scarlet. It is then collected by the ...
from which the bile is separated by the numerous hepatic glands, which
constitute that viscus. 7. The glands may be divided into three systems, the
convoluted glands, such as those above described, which separate bile, tears,
In these it lays aside its coverings, and is intermixed with the slender fibres, which
constitute those muscles and organs of sense. Thus all these distant ramifications
of the sensorium are united at one of their extremities, that is, in the head 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