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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. Reflex ideas.
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.
For the medullary substance of the brain not only occupies the cavities of the
head and spine, but passes along the innumerable ramifications of the nerves to
the various muscles and organs of sense. In these it lays aside its coverings, and
The immediate organs of sense consist in like manner of moving fibres
enveloped in the medullary substance above mentioned; and are erroneously
supposed to be simply an expansion of the nervous medulla, as the retina of the
eye, and ...
We never say in common language, that the effect is associated with the cause,
though they necessarily accompany or succeed each other. Thus the
contractions of our muscles and organs of sense may be said to be associated
together, but ...
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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