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" The left side was most powerfully convulsed at each renewal of the electric contact. On moving the second rod from the hip to the heel, the knee being previously bent, the leg was thrown out with such violence as nearly to overturn one of the assistants,... "
Human Physiology - Page 409
by Robley Dunglison - 1850
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The Edinburgh Annual Register, Volume 12

Walter Scott - Europe - 1823
...the body was immediately agitated with convulsive movements ; and on moving the second rod from the hip to the heel, the knee being previously bent, the...in vain attempted to prevent its extension. In the second experiment the rod was applied to the phrenic nerve in the neck, the main agent of respiration,...
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A disquisition on the nature and properties of living animals [&c.].

George Warren (surgeon.) - 1828
...movements, resembling a violent shuddering from cold. The second rod was then applied to a small cut made in the heel, the knee being previously bent; the leg...nearly to overturn one of the assistants, who in vain endeavoured to prevent its extension. " By transmitting the Galvanic influence through the phrenic...
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The Extractor; or Universal repertorium of literature, science ..., Volume 2

1829
...electric contact. On moving the second rod from the hip to the heel, the knee heing previously hent, the leg was thrown out with such violence as nearly...prevent its extension. In the next experiment, the communication was formed hetween the left phrenic nerve and the diaphragm, the main agent of respiration....
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The London Encyclopaedia: Or, Universal Dictionary of Science, Art ..., Volume 8

Thomas Curtis - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1829
...most powerfully convulsed at each renewal of the electric current. On moving the second rod from the hip to the heel, the knee being previously bent, the...with such violence as nearly to overturn one of the as^istants, who in vain attempted to prevent its extension. 254. 'Experiment II.— The left phrenic...
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A Dictionary of Chemistry and Mineralogy: With Their Applications

Andrew Ure - Chemistry - 1831 - 844 pages
...electric contact. On. moving the second rod from the hip to the heel, the knee being previously bent, die leg was thrown out with such violence as nearly to...assistants, who in vain attempted to prevent its extension. .171. 2. Tlie left phrenic nerve was now laid hare at the outer edge of the ilernotkyroidcut muscle,...
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The Family Physician, Or Every Man His Own Doctor: In Three Parts : Part I ...

Daniel H. Whitney - Medicine, Bo - 1835 - 599 pages
...The posterior half of the atlas vertebra was then removed by bone forceps, when the spinal from the hip to the heel, the knee being previously bent, the...assistants, who in vain attempted to prevent its extension. Experiment 2. The left phrenic nerve was now laid bare at the outer edge of the sterno-thyroideus muscle,...
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Elements of physiology

Thomas Johnstone Aitkin - 1838 - 514 pages
...violent shuddering from cold, the left side being most powerfully affected. On removing the rod from the hip to the heel, the knee being previously bent, the...who in vain attempted to prevent its extension. In order to excite the movements of breathing, the nerve of the diaphragm (the principal muscle of respiration)...
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The Experimental Philosopher

William Mullinger Higgins - Physics - 1838 - 488 pages
...into the neck, while another rod from the opposite end of the battery was connected with the heel, and the knee being previously bent, the leg was thrown...violence as nearly to overturn one of the assistants. The muscles of respiration were, afterwards put into action by directing the fluid through the phrenic...
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A New Philosophy of Matter: Showing the Identity of All the Impnderables and ...

George Brewster - Electricity - 1843 - 216 pages
...continuing one pole in the nape of the neck, as before, ind removing the other to an incision made in the heel, the knee being previously bent, the leg was thrown out with such force and violence, as nearly to kick over one of the assistants), who attempted to prevent its extension....
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Lectures on Electricity: Comprising Galvanism, Magnetism, Electro-magnetism ...

Henry Minchin Noad - Electricity - 1844 - 457 pages
...shuddering from cold. The left side was most powerfully convulsed. On moving the second rod from the hip to the heel, the knee being previously bent, the...assistants, who in vain attempted to prevent its extension. " Experiment 2. — The left phrenic nerve was now laid bare at the outer edge of the tternotkyroideus...
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