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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
A nerve. 4. A muscular fibre. 5. The immediate organs of sense. 6. The external
organs of sense. 7. An idea or sensual motion. 8. Perception. 9. Sensation. Io.
Recollection and suggestion. 11. Habit, causation, association, catenation, 12.
The ultimate fibrils of these nerves terminate in the immediate organs of sense
and muscular fibres, and is a ligature be put on any part of their passage from the
head or spine, all motion and perception cease in the parts beneath the ligature.
The word sensorium in the following pages is designed to express not only the
medullary part of the brain, spinal marrow, nerves, organs offense, and of the
muscles; but also at the same time that living principle, or spirit of animation,
A nerve is a continuation of the medullary substance of the brain from the head or
spine towards the other parts of the ... The muscular fibres are moving organs
intermixed with that medullary substance, which is continued along the nerves, ...
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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