Lessons in Elementary Physiology

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Macmillan, 1872 - Physiology - 319 pages

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Bone Growth of bone Ossification 12 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 III Circulation
299
Respiration V Cutaneous excretion
300
Renal excretion VII Nerrous action VIII Histology
301
APPENDIX B CASE OF MRS A Pp 302306
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Connective tissue
1 The nature and arrangment of the capillaries
1
Structure and properties of arteries and veins
2
Differences between arteries and veins
3
Structure and function of the valves of the veins
4
The Lymphatics
5
The Lacteals
6
A general view of the way in which the vessels are arranged in the body and are connected with the heart
7
The Heart its connexions and structure the pericardium and endocardium the auricles and ventricles
8
Examples of levers of the third order
9
Its valves their structure action and purpose
10
Its systole and diastole
11
The working of the heart the mechanism by which the heart through its contractions drives the blood always in one direction explained
12
Muscle
13
The skeleton
14
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
16
The spinal cord capable of converting impressions from without into muscular contractions
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Special sensations
18
The tissues are constantly being renewed
19
The renewal is effected by means of the alimentary appa ratus which converts food into nutriment and by
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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
22
blushing
23
Many ordinary and very complicated muscular acts are mere reflex processes
24
Artificial reflex actions Education
25
The sympathetic system
26
LESSON IV
49
RESPIRATION Pp 74100
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