American Medical Monthly, Volumes 3-4

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s.n., 1855 - Medicine
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Page 189 - ... it removes from the blood the various constituents of its substance, which are thus excreted from the body.
Page 134 - CLINICAL LECTURES on the Diseases of Women and Children. By GUNNING S. BEDFORD, AM, MD, Professor of Obstetrics, the Diseases of Women and Children, and Clinical Midwifery, in the University of New York.
Page xiii - A UNIVERSAL FORMULARY, containing the methods of Preparing and Administering Officinal and other Medicines. The whole adapted to Physicians and Pharmaceutists.
Page xiv - The Science and Art of Surgery ; being a Treatise on Surgical Injuries, Diseases, and Operations. By JOHN ERIC ERICHSEN, Senior Surgeon to University College Hospital, and Holme Professor of Clinical Surgery in University College, London.
Page 420 - I realize in reading his memorials. His brain seems to have been but a calculating engine ; his eyes inlets of vision, not fountains of tears ; his hands instruments of manipulation, which never trembled with emotion, or were clasped together in adoration, thanksgiving, or despair ; his heart only an anatomical organ, necessary for the circulation of the blood.
Page 410 - If he uses any of the popular remedies of the day, it is to cater to the whims and prejudices of the people, to fill his pockets ; if he don't use them, it is from professional selfishness.
Page 410 - If he speaks to a poor person, he keeps bad company ; if he passes them by, he is better than other folks. If he has a good carriage, he is extravagant ; if he uses a poor one on the score of economy, he is deficient in necessary pride. If he makes parties, it is to soft-soap the people to get their money ; if he...
Page 331 - Tis thus the spirit of a single mind Makes that of multitudes take one direction, As roll the waters to the breathing wind, Or roams the herd beneath the bull's protection...
Page 189 - each single part of the body, in respect of its nutrition, stands to the whole body in the relation of an excreted substance;" in other words, every part of the body, by taking from the blood the peculiar substances which it needs for its own nutrition, does thereby act as an excretory organ, inasmuch as it removes from the blood that which, if retained in it, would be injurious to the nutrition of the rest of the body. Thus the...
Page 190 - For these rudimental organs certainly do not serve, in a lower degree, the same purposes as are served by the homologous parts which are completely developed in other species, or in the other sex. To say they are useless, is contrary to all we know of the absolute perfection and all-pervading purpose of creation ; to say they exist merely for the sake of conformity with a general type of structure, is surely unphilosophicnl, for the law of the unity of organic types is, in larger instances, not observed,...

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