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... waves; Seeks round its cell the sanguine streams, that pass, And drinks with
crimson gills the vital gas : Weaves with soft threads the blue meandering vein,
The heart's red concave, and the silver brain; zo Leads the long nerve, expands
5. 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 ...
It is then collected by the branches of the pulmonary vein, and conveyed to the
left chamber of the heart. 6. 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
... 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..
... se&tion, that it is probable that all our muscular motions, as well those that are
become voluntary as those of the heart and glandular system, were originally in
like manner excited by the stimulus of something external to the organ of motion.
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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