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The primary motions of matter may be divided into three classes, those belonging
to gravitation, to chemistry, and to life; and each class has its peculiar laws.
Though these three classes include the motions of solid, liquid, and aerial bodies
mentioned; though it is probable, that they depend on the specific attractions
belonging to the particles of bodies, or to the difference of the quantity of
attraction belonging to the sides and angles of those particles, to which should
perhaps be ...
I.-1. THE nervous system has its origin from the brain, and is distributed to every
part of the body. Those nerves, which serve the senses, principally arise from that
part of the brain, which is lodged in the head; and those, which serve ...
The cellular membrane consists of cells, which resemble those of a sponge,
communicating with each other, and connecting together all the other parts of the
body. 5. The arterial system consists of the aorta and the pulmonary artery, which
through the thin moist coats of those vessels, which are spread on the air-cells,
which constitute the minute terminal ramifications of the windpipe. Here the blood
changes its colour from a dark red to a bright scarlet. It is then collected by 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