Keeping the Body in Health, Book 2

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Macmillan, 1921 - Hygiene - 311 pages
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Page 1 - These cells are so small that they cannot be seen by the naked eye.
Page 290 - The great artery which carries the blood from the heart to all parts of the body except to the lungs ; the main trunk of the arterial system.
Page 272 - I tried to eat slowly, and only wholesome food including milk, vegetables and fruit. I went to toilet at regular time. 10. I tried hard to keep neat, to be cheerful, straightforward and cleanminded, and to be helpful to others. 11. I took a full bath on each day of the week checked (x).
Page 272 - Knighthood." 1. I washed my hands before each meal to-day. 2. I washed not only my face but my ears and neck and I cleaned my finger-nails to-day.
Page 299 - ... (2) Reserve or supplemental air, the volume of air which can be expelled from the chest after an ordinary quiet expiration, measures about 100 cub. in. (3) Tidal air, the volume of air taken in and given out at each ordinary respiration may be stated at about 20 cub.
Page 75 - ... the web of a frog's foot or the wing of a bat. What healing happens may be noted with a powerful microscope, power Watching closely, one may see the white cells begin- ofthe ning to accumulate on the inner wall of the blood vessel, just opposite the mass of germs. The cells move more and more slowly, creeping carefully along, as one often sees a dog tracking his master or game of some sort. By and by the moving mass of cells comes to a stop. Then each cell begins to push out a tiny thread of...
Page 270 - Crusaders' health chores for the number of weeks required for first honors in health knighthood...
Page 131 - January the skin had become natural over the entire body with the exception of the palms of the hands and the soles of the feet, which, though improved, remained dry, hard, scaly and cracked until the latter part of February.
Page 131 - The skin presents an eruption of spots, which are usually somewhat coppery, but sometimes of a rose-red tint ; while on the soles of the feet and the palms of the hands...
Page 193 - The cerebrum is divided into two hemispheres, the right and the left.

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