New Analytic Anatomy, Physiology and Hygiene: Human and Comparative, for Colleges, Academies and Families. With Questions
J.B. Lippincott & Company, 1872
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Absorbents acid action activity alimentary canal animal aorta applied arrangement artery attached auricle become Birds blood body bones brain branches called canal capillaries cartilage cavity cells centres changes chemical chest circulation coat column Compare composed condition connected consists contains continuous Describe digestive direction disease duct effect exercise external extremities fibres fibrous fluid four function ganglia Give glands head heart hence important influence internal intestines joints layer less Ligaments lower lungs lymphatics matter membrane mouth movements mucous membrane muscles muscular natural nerves nervous Observation organs pass persons portion position prevent produced proper pulmonary relation respiration ribs secretion sense side skin spinal spinal cord stomach substance surface taken teeth tendons tion tissue tongue tube upper valves vein ventricle vessels walls
Page 89 - In human works, though labour'd on with pain, A thousand movements scarce one purpose gain; In God's, one single can its end produce; Yet serves to second too, some other use.
Page 107 - The parotid gland communicates with the mouth by a large duct (Stenson's duct) which opens upon the inner surface of the cheek opposite the second molar tooth of the upper jaw. The submaxillary gland lies...
Page 199 - We open sewers for matters that offend the sight or the smell, and contaminate the air. We carefully remove impurities from what we eat and drink, filter turbid water, and fastidiously avoid drinking from a cup that may have been pressed to the lips of a friend. On the other hand, we resort to places of assembly, and draw into our mouths air loaded with effluvia from the lungs, skin, and clothing of every individual in the promiscuous crowd — exhalations offensive, to a certain extent, from the...
Page 242 - Whatever opinion other more experienced observers may hold, I cannot but think, after what I have seen, that the extreme passion for getting rich, absorbing the whole energies of a life, does predispose to mental degeneration in the offspring — either to moral defect, or to moral and intellectual deficiency, or to outbreaks of positive insanity under the conditions of life.
Page 242 - The enervation, the hypochondriasis, the hysteria, the insanity, the dwarfish deformities, the consumption, the suffering lives and early deaths of the children of inveterate smokers, bear ample testimony to the feebleness and unsoundness of the constitution...
Page 243 - ... particle of air is foul with many breaths, and the result is enervated, undeveloped bodies, in many instances too feeble to be anything save a clog to the spirits which inhabit them. To quote Keating again: "If the blood, which is the life of the flesh, be poisoned by impure air, the nerve centres are cheated of their nutriment and also poisoned; hence the ideas become confused, the emotions morbid and the will weakened. The whole being is crippled mentally, morally and physically.
Page 242 - In no instance is the sin of the father more strikingly visited upon the children than the sin of tobacco-smoking. The enervation, the hysteria, the insanity, the dwarfish deformities, the consumption, the suffering lives and early deaths of the children of inveterate smokers bear ample testimony to the feebleness and unsoundness of the constitution transmitted by this pernicious habit.
Page 24 - ... optic thalami." These ganglia form a part of the substance of the cerebrum, and stand, as it were, at its entrance or gateway, through which the fibres from below pass upward to its surface (Fig. 53). In the substance of the cerebrum also, beneath the folded coverFi<r. 53. Diagram of Human Brain, In vertical section, showing the situation of the different ganglia and the course of the fibres. — 1. Ganglion of the sense of smell ; 2. Cerebrum ; 3. Corpus striatnm ; 4. Optic thalamus ; 5.
Page 242 - If the evil ended with the individual who, by the indulgence of a pernicious custom, injures his own health and impairs his faculties of mind and body, he might be left to his enjoyment, his fool's paradise, unmolested.