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... deduced from such strict analogy, to conduct the practice of medicine is
lamented by its professors; for, as a great number of unconnected facts are
difficult to be acquired, and to be reasoned from, the art of medicine is in many
instances less ...
The author was in doubt, whether he should rather have substituted new words
instead of them; but was at length of opinion, that new definitions of words
already in use would be less burthensome to the memory of the reader. A great
part of ...
... as the salivary glands, lachrymal glands, &c. orin capillary vessels, which are
probably less involuted glands; in these some fluid, as saliva, tears, perspiration,
is separated from the blood; and the remainder of the blood is absorbed or drank
Add to this, that as the retina is nearly transparent, it could therefore make less
resistance to the mechanical impulse of light; which, according to the
observations related by Mr. Melvil in the - C 3 Edinburgh Edinburgh Literary
Essays, only ...
... are rendered less susceptible of new habits of motion, though they retain those
that were before established. This is sensibly observed by those who apply
themselves * O. L. I. D late , an elegant young lady, with black - late in life to
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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