Life and Health: A Text-book on Physiology for High Schools, Academies and Normal Schools

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Ginn, 1902 - Human physiology - 346 pages
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Page 330 - Mo'lar (L. mo'la, a mill). The name applied to the three back teeth of each side of the jaw ; the grinders, or mill-like teeth. Mo'tor (L. mo'veo, mo'tum, to move). Causing motion; the name of those nerves which conduct to the muscles the stimulus which causes them to contract. Mu'cous Mem'brane.
Page 149 - Diagram illustrating the Circulation. 1, right auricle ; 2, left auricle ; 3, right ventricle ; 4, left ventricle ; 5, vena cava superior; 6, vena cava inferior; 7, pulmonary arteries, 8, lungs; 9, pulmonary veins ; 10, aorta; 11, alimentary canal ; 12, liver; 13, hepatic artery ; 14, portal vein ; 15, hepatic vein.
Page 21 - ... in the proportion of two-thirds of the former to one-third of the latter.
Page 278 - On the upper edge of the cricoid cartilage are perched a pair of very singular cartilages, pyramidal in shape, called the arytenoid, which are of great importance in the production of the voice. These cartilages are capped with little horn-like projections, and give attachment at their anterior angles to the true vocal cords, and at their posterior angles to the muscles which open and close the glottis, or upper opening of the windpipe. When in their natural position the arytenoid cartilages resemble...
Page 297 - It is best that all persons who have a cough should carry small pieces of cloth (each just large enough to properly receive one sputum) and paraffined paper envelopes or wrappers in which the cloth, as soon as once used, may be put and securely enclosed, and, with its envelope, burned on the first opportunity.
Page 298 - The measures for its restriction are therefore obvious — isolation and disinfection. Diphtheria is spread by the sputa, saliva, and whatever comes from the throat and mouth of the patient and by the dust which results from the drying of such saliva, etc.
Page 186 - ... ulnar nerves ; and also, in a more generalised way, in the gastrocnemii, in the soles of the feet, and in the palms of the hands, the pains were of a tearing character, which she described as resembling " iron teeth " tearing the flesh. The pains recurred many times daily ; her life was a perfect burden to her, and always had been during these attacks.
Page 96 - Alcohol is a poison — so is strychnine; so is arsenic; so is opium. It ranks with these agents. Health is always in some way or other injured by it.
Page 333 - Ret'i-na (L. re'te, a net). The innermost of the three tunics or coats of the eyeball, being an expansion of the optic nerve.

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