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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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Encyclopędia metropolitana; or, Universal dictionary of knowledge ..., Volume 4

Encyclopaedia - 1845
...the hip to the heel, where an incision had also been made, the knee being previously bent, the leg1 was thrown out with such violence, as nearly to overturn one of the assistants, who in vain endeavoured to prevent its extension. The muscles of respiration \vere called into action by directing...
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Lectures on the Origin of the Globe: A Universal Deluge-the Destruction and ...

George Brewster - Astronomy - 1850 - 223 pages
...continuing one pole in the nape of the neck, as before, and 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 endeavored to prevent its extension....
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Electric Science; Its History, Phenomena, and Applications

Frederick Collier Bakewell - Electric conduits - 1853 - 199 pages
...most violently convulsed at each renewal of the electric contact. On moving the second wire from the hip to the heel, the knee being previously bent, the...who in vain attempted to prevent its extension." In another experiment, directed with the view of renewing the respiratory process, " Full, nay, laborious...
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Manual of Electricity: Including Galvanism, Magnetism ..., Volume 10766

Henry Minchin Noad - Electricity - 1855
...shuddering from cold. The left side was most powerfully convulsed. On removing 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 sternothyroideus...
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Human physiology v.2, Volume 2

Robley Dunglison - 1856
...most powerfully convulsed at each renewal of the electric contact. On removing the second rod from the hip to the heel, the knee being previously bent, the...diaphragm, and communicates with the heart through the 1 Art. Galvanism, in Diet, of Chemistry, Hare and Bache's Amer. edit., Philad., 1821. 1 It is not indispensable,...
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Earth, Sea and Sky, Or, the Hand of God in the Works of Nature, Volume 1

John Marius Wilson - Natural history - 1859 - 416 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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Baltimore Physician and Surgeon, Volumes 2-6

1874
...was most powerfully convulsed at each renewal of the electric contact. On moving the pole from the hip to the ' heel (the knee being previously bent), the leg was thrown out with such violence us to nearly i overturn one of the assistants who in vain ' attempted to prevent its extension. Experiment...
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Curious Scotland: Tales from a Hidden History

George Rosie - History - 2006 - 244 pages
...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...assistants, who in vain attempted to prevent its extension.' Experiment Number Two: an incision was made above the left shoulder to bare the left phrenic nerve,...
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The Philosophical Magazine and Journal: Comprehending Various ..., Volume 53

Physics - 1819
...powerfully convulsed at each renewal of the electric contact. On moving the second rod from the hi]) to the heel, the knee being previously bent, the leg...assistants, who in vain attempted to prevent its extension. " Exp. 2. — The left phrenic nerve was now laid bare at the outer edge of the sterno-thyroideus muscle,...
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The New Monthly Magazine, Volume 11

Thomas Campbell, Samuel Carter Hall, Edward Bulwer Lytton Baron Lytton, Theodore Edward Hook, Thomas Hood, William Harrison Ainsworth - 1819
...Dr. Ure, at Glasgow, with a voltaic battery of 270 pairs of 1-inch plates. On moving the rod from the hip to the heel, the knee being previously bent, the...nearly to overturn one of the assistants, who in vain alternated to prevent its extension ! In the ^nd experiment, the rod was applied to the phrenic nerve...
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