Manual of Neuro-surgery

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1919 - Brain - 492 pages
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Page 307 - For example, large ganglion-cells of irregular shape, with branching processes, which have been called " motor," are found in the anterior horns of the gray matter of the spinal cord...
Page 111 - By turning the latter round to the right or to the left, as the case may be...
Page 496 - AN INITIAL FINE OF 25 CENTS WILL BE ASSESSED FOR FAILURE TO RETURN THIS BOOK ON THE DATE DUE. THE PENALTY WILL INCREASE TO SO CENTS ON THE FOURTH DAY AND TO fl.OO ON THE SEVENTH DAY OVERDUE.
Page 28 - The fibres, subserving this form of sensation, run mainly with the motor nerves, and are not destroyed by division of all the sensory nerves to the skin.
Page 11 - The nervous system The nervous system consists of the brain, the spinal cord, and the nerves that issue from them.
Page 251 - The spinal cord terminates at the level of the lower border of the first lumbar spine. (The lowermost part of the cord including the third, fourth, and fifth sacral segments is called the conus medullaris).
Page 342 - ... the groove between the internal condyle of the humerus and the olecranon process.
Page 22 - By the lower motor neuron or system is meant the nuclei of the motor cranial nerves or of the cells of the anterior horn of the spinal cord and the fibers coming from them, including the motor peripheral or cranial nerves as far as their ending in the periphery. We see.
Page 273 - Ordinarily it is necessary to remove the arches of at least three vertebrae in order to obtain sufficient exposure, and it is better to take away one arch too much than one too little. It is important to remember that the segments of the cord are always on a higher level than the correspondingly named vertebrae, and that the surgeon must go at least two vertebrae higher than the correspondingly named vertebra.
Page 423 - In fact, many writers consider that serous meningitis or serous effusion in the ventricles in the adult is only an acute exacerbation of an old process which had its origin in childhood. However that may be, there is no question but that in the adult a serous effusion may develop either acutely or gradually in the ventricles and...

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