A New Medical Dictionary: Including All the Words and Phrases Used in Medicine, with Their Proper Pronunciation and Definitions. Based on Recent Medical Literature

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P. Blakiston, Son & Company, 1891 - History - 503 pages
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Page 252 - Marriott, so named after its discoverers, is that the volume of a gas varies inversely as the pressure to which it is subjected.
Page 123 - ... between the anterior wall of the rectum and the posterior wall of the vagina. The swollen ovary feels like an enlarged gland, is convex, and sometimes throbs and pulsates beneath the finger.
Page 212 - The dissector has observed that the spermatic cord in the male and the round ligament in the female pierces the abdominal wall above Poupart's ligament.
Page iii - The Student's Medical Dictionary. INCLUDING ALL THE WORDS AND PHRASES GENERALLY USED IN MEDICINE, WITH THEIR PROPER PRONUNCIATION AND DEFINITIONS, BASED ON RECENT MEDICAL LITERATURE. With...
Page 441 - Tonsils (Amygdala) are two glandular organs, situated one on each side of the fauces, between the anterior and posterior pillars of the soft palate. The tonsils are of a rounded form, and vary considerably in size in different individuals.
Page ii - The tables of the bacilli, micrococci, leucomalnes and ptomaines are excellent, and contain a large amount of information in a limited space. The anatomical tables are also concise and clear. . . . We should unhesitatingly recommend this dictionary to our readers, feeling sure that it will prove of much value to them.
Page ii - One pleasing feature of the book is that the reader can almost invariably find the definition under the word he looks for, without being referred from one place to another, as is too commonly the case in medical dictionaries. The tables of the bacilli, micrococci, leucomaines and ptomaines are excellent, and contain a large amount of information in a limited space.
Page 380 - The tubes or pipes bb, placed one at the front and the other at the back of the fire-chamber or box A, and the openings or holes c at the sides of said chamber or box.
Page 139 - The apparatus of hearing, as it exists in man and the mammalia, is composed of three parts —the external ear, the middle ear or tympanum, and the internal ear or labyrinth. The external ear consists of...
Page 143 - The condition of an eye whose shape and refractive media are such that, with suspended accommodation, parallel rays of light are brought to a focus upon the retina.

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