A Manual of Scientific Terms: Pronouncing, Etymological, and Explanatory, Chiefly Comprising Terms in Botany, Natural History, Anatomy, Medicine, and Veterinary Science, with an Appendix of Specific Names. Designed for the Use of Junior Medical Students, and Others Studying One Or Other of These Sciences

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Maclachlan and Stewart, 1885 - Science - 488 pages
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Page 34 - One of a system of cylindrical, membranous, elastic, and muscular vessels or tubes, which convey the blood from the heart to all parts of the body...
Page 488 - LIQUID MEASURE 4 gills (gi.) = 1 pint (pt.) 2 pints = 1 quart (qt...
Page 471 - Ad, to, as adhere. (Ad assumes the various forms of a, ac, af, ag, al, an, ap, ar, as, at, according to the commencing letter of the root with which it is joined, as ascend, accede, a/fix, aggrandize, allot, annex, appeal, arrest, assume, attract.) Am, round about, as ambient.
Page 350 - Quincuncial; when the pieces are five in number, of which two are exterior, two interior, and the fifth covers the interior with one margin, and has its other margin covered by the exterior, as in EOSÜ 4.
Page 200 - The homoeopathic method consists in the administration of a medicine which is capable of exciting in healthy persons symptoms closely similar to those of the disease which it is desired to cure.
Page 213 - ATE, unequally -pinnate, pinnate leaf ending in an odd leaflet. INARCHING, a mode of grafting by bending two growing plants towards each other, and causing a branch of the one to unite to the other. INARTICULATE, without joints or interruption to continuity.
Page 312 - The cellular tissue extends also between the fibres, but does not afford to each a continuous investment, and therefore cannot be said to form sheaths for them. Every fibre, it is true, has a tubular sheath; but this, as will be afterwards explained, is not derived from the cellular tissue.
Page 178 - OBRMKX, a name for the ovary. GERMINAL VESICLE, a cell contained in the embryo sac, from which the embryo is developed. GERMINATION, the sprouting of the yonng plant. GIBBOSITY, a swelling at the base of an...
Page 20 - ANALOGUE." — A part or organ in one animal which has the same function as another part or organ in a different animal.

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