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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.
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 ...
... to every part of the system; the extremities of this artery terminate either in
glands, as the salivary glands, lachrymal glands, &c. orin capillary vessels, which
are probably less involuted glands; in these some fluid, as saliva, tears,
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,
The similarity of the texture of the brain to that of the pancreas, and some other
glands of the body, has induced the inquirers into this subject to believe, that a
fluid, perhaps much more subtile than the electric aura, is separated from the
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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