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Page 765 - THE CYCLOPAEDIA OF PRACTICAL MEDICINE: comprising Treatises on the Nature and Treatment of Diseases, Materia Medica, and Therapeutics, Diseases of Women and Children, Medical Jurisprudence, &c. &c. In four large super-royal octavo volumes, of 3254 double-columned pages, strongly and handsomely bound, with raised bands. $12 00. *#* This...
Page 768 - THE MEDICAL FORMULARY; being a Collection of Prescriptions, derived from the writings and practice of many of the most eminent physicians of America and Europe. Together with the usual Dietetic Preparations and Antidotes for Poisons. To which is added an Appendix on the Endermic use of Medicines, and on the use of Ether and Chloroform.
Page 446 - ... across. The whole plant gives out at night a bright phosphorescent light, of a pale greenish hue, similar to that emitted by the larger fire-flies, or by those curious soft-bodied marine animals, the Pyrosoma; from this circumstance, and from growing on a palm, it is called by the inhabitants "Flor do Coco;" the light given out by a few of these fungi, in a dark room, was sufficient to read by.
Page 470 - ... discharge of the Torpedo, and chemical decomposition may be effected by it, as well as magnetic properties communicated to needles. It seems essential to the proper reception of the shock, that two parts of the body should be touched at the same time, and that these two should be in different electtical states.
Page 761 - A DISPENSATORY; or, Commentary on the Pharmacopoeias of Great Britain and the United States ; comprising the Natural History, Description, Chemistry, Pharmacy, Actions, Uses, and Doses of the Articles of the Materia Medica. Second edition, revised and improved, with a Supplement containing the most important New Remedies.
Page 761 - A PRIZE ESSAY ON THE USE OF ALCOHOLIC LIQUORS IN HEALTH AND DISEASE. New edition, with a Preface by DF CONDIE, MD, and explanations of scientific words. In one neat 12mo. volume, extra cloth, pp.
Page 209 - — " If into a tube, closed at one end with a piece of bladder or other membrane, be put a solution of gum or sugar, and the closed end be immersed in water, a passage of fluid will take place from the exterior to the interior of the tube, through the membranous septum ; so that the quantity of the combined solution will be greatly increased, its strength being proportionably diminished. At the same time, there will be a counter-current in the opposite direction ; a portion of the gummy or saccharine...
Page 38 - ANALOGUE." — A part or organ in one animal which has the same function as another part or organ in a different animal. " HOMOLOGUE." — The same organ in different animals under every variety of form and function f.
Page 471 - ... tissue, which completely surrounds the body, appears to be subservient to this function ; it is composed of tendinous fibres interwoven together, and of an albuminous substance contained in their interstices, so as to bear a close analogy with the cellular partitions in the special organs of the Torpedo and Gymnotns The organs of the other Fishes said to cnrtiinge Fig.
Page 623 - When it can be shown that two races have had a separate origin, they •are regarded as of different species; and, in the absence of proof, this is inferred, when we see some peculiarity of organization characteristic of each, so constantly transmitted from parent to offspring, that the one cannot be supposed to have lost, or the other to have acquired it, through any known operation of physical causes.