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" The functions of these parts will now be considered seriatim, beginning with the lower centres. 1. The medulla forms the connecting link between the spinal cord and the brain. It is a small cord, about an inch long, and weighing no more than two drachms... "
Physician and patient (Boston, Mass.) - Page 4
1880 - 104 pages
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The Library Magazine, Volume 3

Choice literature - 1880
...connecting link between the spinal cord and the brain. It is a small cord, about an inch long, and weighing no more than two drachms ; yet it must be looked upon...centre is situated is called the vital knot. Death by hanging results generally from injury to this special point in the medulla, through dislocation...
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Functions of the Brain: A Popular Essay

Julius Althaus - Neurophysiology - 1880 - 44 pages
...developed, and form fresh connections. The medulla is a small cord about an inch long, and weighing no more than two drachms ; yet it must be looked upon as the most vital part of the whole body, for injury to it proves immediately fatal. la the medulla the motor fibres proceeding from the...
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Memory, what it is and how to Improve it

David Kay - Memory - 1888 - 334 pages
...death ; which the removal of the entire brain above, or of the cord below, does not effect.1 The 1 " The most important function of the medulla is to cause...the respiratory movements, and the point in which the respiratory centre is situated is called the vital knot. The same organ also regulates the heart's...
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Memory: What it is and how to Improve it

David Kay - Memory - 1888 - 340 pages
...death ; which the removal of the entire brain above, or of the cord below, does not effect.1 The 1 " The most important function of the medulla is to cause...the respiratory movements, and the point in which the respiratory centre is situated is called the vital knot. The same organ also regulates the heart's...
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The Living Age ..., Volume 29; Volume 144

1880
...connecting link between the spinal cord and the brain. It is a small cord, about an inch long, and weighing no more than two drachms ; yet it must be looked upon...centre is situated is called the vital knot. Death by hanging results generally from injury to this special point in the medulla, through dislocation...
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