Lessons in Elementary Physiology

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Macmillan, 1892 - Human physiology - 403 pages

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Contents

Division of foodstuffs into heatproducers and tissueformers misleading
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Influence of circumstances on the rapidity of coagulation
13
Nature of the process of coagulation globulin fibrinogen
14
The physical qualities of the blood
15
The chemical composition of the blood
16
The spinal cord capable of converting impressions from without into muscular contractions
17
Special sensations
18
The tissues are constantly being renewed
19
The renewal is effected by means of the alimentary apparatus which converts food into nutriment and by
20
Organs of circulation which distribute the nutri ment over the body
21
Composition of stationary
22
The excretory organs drain waste matters from the body
23
Double function of the lungs
24
The nervous system combines the action of the various organs
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Life and death
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Local death constantly going on in the body
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General deathdeath of the body as a whole and death of the tissues
28
Modes of death
29
Decomposition and diffusion
30
Temperature of the body regulated by means of the nervous system
31
The two influences deprivation of oxygen and accumulation of carbonic acid
32
Importance of the former
33
Necessity for an abundance of fresh
34
Structure of a muscular fibre
35
Development of a muscular fibre
36
Properties of muscular fibres
37
Nonstriated muscular tissue
38
Cardiac muscular tissue
39
Nervous tissue Structure of a nerve
40
Structure of nerve fibres
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Structure of nerve cells in anterior cornu
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Structure of nerve cells of spinal ganglia
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