The Cyclopædia of Anatomy and Physiology: DIA-INS

Sherwood, Gilbert, and Piper, Paternoster-Row., 1839

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Seite 235 - Poupart's ligament, at a point midway between the anterior superior spinous process of the ilium and the symphysis pubis...
Seite 141 - Jig. 72,) is situated on the ventral surface of the body at the junction of the anterior and middle thirds of the body, which is generally marked at that part by a slight constriction.
Seite 94 - It would be desirable to pursue these inquiries with the electricity of the gymnotus, which is so much more powerful than that of the torpedo : but if they are now to be reasoned upon, they seem to show a stronger analogy between common and animal electricity, than between voltaic and animal electricity: it is however I think more probable that animal electricity will be found of a distinctive and peculiar kind.
Seite 350 - ... their toes, after which the effort is to bend the inner ankle down to the floor, in preparation for the Bolero step. By such unnatural postures and exercises the foot is made unfit for walking, as may be observed in any of the retired dancers and old figurantes. By standing so much upon the toes, the human foot is converted to something more resembling that of a quadruped, where the heel never reaches the ground, and •where the paw is nothing more than the phalanges of the toes. This arch of...
Seite 32 - Each consists of a soft stem, bearing on its summit, or (when branched) at the point of each branch, a sort of forceps of calcareous matter not unlike a crab's claw, except that the two blades are equal and similar When the point of a fine needle is introduced between the blades, which are for the most part open in a fresh am vigorous specimen, they instantly close and grasp it with considerable force.
Seite 345 - This is effected by means of the astragalus and os calcis behind, and the scaphoid and cuboid in front.
Seite 40 - ... prolongations through the holes into the tubes, as may be easily seen on stripping off a portion of it. There can be no doubt that sea-water enters the peritoneal cavity. The animal slowly distends itself with that fluid, and again, but at no stated interval, gives out a portion of it. This is obvious from the fact that the same animal may be seen distended at one time and flaccid at another. Naturalists are generally of opinion that the water enters and issues by the respiratory tubes, and indeed...
Seite 117 - Acephalocysts are developed between the layers of the parent cyst, and thrown off either internally or externally according to the species.
Seite 332 - ... cannot help thinking it quite consistent with reason and the present state of our knowledge, to believe that a very powerful impression on the mother's mind, or nervous system, may injuriously affect the foetus; and it will, at least, be always safe and prudent to act on such a presumption, for "although...
Seite 31 - ... along the floor of each ray. The first of these segments is connected with the ring; they decrease in size as they approach the point or distal end of the ray, and openings are left between them for the passage of the feet. In the...

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