The American Monthly Microscopical Journal, Volume 21

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Page 294 - I, 1900. It will be devoted to the consideration of the technic of surgical procedures, at a subscription price of $1.00 a year.
Page 182 - It has been used in the relief of rheumatism and neuralgic pains, and in the treatment of the sequelae of alcoholic excess. AMMONOL, is also prepared in the form of Salicylate, bromide, and lithiate. The presence of Ammonia, in a more or less free state, gives it additional properties as an expectorant, diuretic, and corrective of hyperacidity.— London Lancet.
Page 182 - AMMONOL possesses marked stimulating and expectorant properties. The wellknown cardiac depression induced by other Antipyretics has frequently prohibited their use in otherwise suitable cases. The introduction of a similar drug, possessed of stimulating properties, Is an event of much importance. AMMONOL possesses marked anti-neuralgic properties, and it is claimed to be especially useful in cases of dysmenorrhea. — The Medical Magazine, London. Ammonol may be obtained from all Leading Druggists.
Page 236 - Allow the blood and acid to stand one night and then wash the acid away with distilled water. Add alcohol, then clove oil, in which the blood may be kept indefinitely. Before the alcohol is added the nucleus of the corpuscle may be stained in alum-carmine, or the whole corpuscle may be stained in anilinblue.
Page 57 - ... specimen of sputum on the slide should contain, if possible, one or more of the small yellowish masses, should such be present); cover this with a second slide and rub the two together until the sputum is thoroughly broken up and mixed. Draw one: side of a clean cover-slip across one of the slides to cause a thin film to adhere to it ; allow it to dry in the air, and fix by passing, with the film upwards, three times through the flame of a spirit lamp or Bunsen burner. The film is now ready for...
Page 164 - A small quantity of the water was gradually diluted, and though conducted for only a few weeks, a change in the direction of A. salina was very apparent. Led by these experiments he tried still others: Taking Artemia salina which lives in brine of moderate strength, he gradually diluted the water, and obtained as a result a form which is known as Branchinecla shaefferi, the last segment of the abdomen having become divided into two.
Page 72 - No. 3 is the mean of the sizes used for medium-sized binoculars and other microscopes of a similar class...
Page 79 - They increase most rapidly during those seasons of the year when the water is in circulation throughout the vertical. During these periods, not only is food material more abundant ; the vertical currents keep the diatoms near the surface, where there is light enough to stimulate their growth, and where there is abundance of air. Some species of diatom display very strong...
Page 227 - If the proportion of carbon be still higher, say 1 • 5 per cent., and if the cooling be rapidly effected in iced brine, another constituent appears, which may be scratched with a hard needle, and to which M. Osmond, who discovered it, has given the name of "Austenite.
Page 261 - Hazen has made some interesting experiments. It has been shown by Spallanzani, Morgan, and Hescheler, that a short piece cut from the anterior end of an earthworm dies without regenerating the posterior end, although such a piece often lives for several weeks or even months. It was not known, however, whether, if such pieces could be kept alive for a longer time, they would regenerate, or whether, if regeneration did occur, a head or a tail would develope.

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