Lessons in elementary physiology

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Macmillan & Company, 1873 - 319 pages

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Pigment cells II Bone Growth of bone Ossification
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Teeth
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Development of teeth Cutting of teeth 15 Muscle striated and smooth 16 Nervous tissue nerve fibres and ganglionic corpuscles 17 Tactile corpuscles ...
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APPENDIX A TABLE OF ANATOMICAL AND PHYSIOLOGICAL CONSTANTS Pp 297301
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Digestion
299
JII Circulation IV Respiration V Cutaneous excretion
300
Renal excretion VII Nerrous action VIII Histology
301
APPENDIX B Case or Mrs A Pp 302306
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1 The nature and arrangment of the capillaries
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Structure and properties of arteries and veins
2
Differences between arteries and veins
3
Structure and function of the valves of the veins
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The Lymphatics
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The Lacteals
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A gene al view of the way in which the vessels are arranged in the body and are connected with the heart
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The Heart its connexions and structure the pericardium
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Examples of levers of the third order
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Its valves their structure action and purpose
10
The sense of warmth or cold
11
Its systole and diastole 12 The working of the heart the mechanism by which the heart through its contractions drives the blood always in one directi...
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The working of the arteries
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The beat of the heart
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The maintenance of an upright position the result of many combined actions
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The relation of the mind to the action of the muscles
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The spinal cord capable of converting impressions from without into muscular contractions
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Special sensations
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The tissues are constantly being renewed
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The renewal is effected by means of the alimentary appa ratus which converts food into nutriment and by
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2122 The circulation traced in its whole course
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The functions of different parts of the brain Intelligence and Will reside in the cerebral hemispheres
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s the calibre of the small arteries and veins and thereby controls the flow of blood through various parts blushing
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Many ordinary and very complicated muscular acts are mere reflex processes
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Artificial reflex actions Education
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The sympathetic system
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LESSON IV
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RESPIRATION Pp 74100
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