A Dictionary of Medicine and the Allied Sciences: Comprising the Pronunciation, Derivation, and Full Explanation of Medical, Pharmaceutical, Dental, and Veterinary Terms

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Lea brothers & Company, 1900 - Medicine - 646 pages

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Page i - A DICTIONARY OF MEDICINE AND THE ALLIED SCIENCES. Comprising the Pronunciation, Derivation and Full Explanation of Medical, Dental, Pharmaceutical and Veterinary Terms. Together with much Collateral Descriptive Matter, Numerous Tables, etc.
Page 402 - Nelaton's guide, to detect any displacement of the femur at the hip joint, consists of a line drawn from the anterior superior spine of the ilium to the most prominent part of the tuberosity of the ischium.
Page 492 - L, surrounds the neck of the bladder, and the beginning of the urethra, and is a firm muscular and glandular body.
Page iii - explanatory" style, including not only a statement of meaning, but likewise much descriptive matter under headings which would be inadequately represented by a definition however full. Thus, under Diseases are given their causation, symptoms and treatment ; under important Organs, an outline of their structure and functions; under each Drug, its...
Page 487 - This ligament is formed by the lower fibres of the aponeurosis of the external oblique muscle, and extends from the anterior superior spine of the ilium to the spine of the pubis.
Page 294 - C. arterio sus, the upper and anterior angle of the right ventricle of the heart from which the pulmonary artery arises.
Page 370 - Avogadro's hypothesis be true, if equal volumes of all gases contain (under the same conditions of temperature and pressure) the same number of molecules...
Page 380 - Muscles occupy the whole distance between the skin and the bones, and take an elongated, broad or thin form, according to the necessities of the several parts of the body ; their strength is in proportion to their length and thickness, and may be rapidly exhausted by continuous exertion. Muscles are called voluntary or involuntary, according as they are or are not under the control of the will ; the division is not strictly accurate, as all of the former at times contract independently of the will,...
Page 440 - The act of feeling with the hand; the application of the fingers with light pressure to the surface of the body for the purpose of determining the consistence of the parts beneath in physical diagnosis.
Page 320 - ... wellunderstood precautions against this most dreadful disease. The patient, the family, and the nurse must be ready in every way to aid the physician in this effort. LABOR. The progress of labor may be divided into three stages. The first is occupied with the dilatation of the mouth of the uterus, the second with the expulsion of the child, and the third with the separation and expulsion of the afterbirth and membranes. The first is the longest and most trying part to the patient. In this stage...

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