The Eclectic Physiology for Use in Schools

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Van Antwerp, Bragg & Company, 1884 - Hygiene - 183 pages
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Page 16 - Psoas Magnus Draws the thigh forward. Rectus Extends the leg. Vastus Extends the leg. Biceps Flexes the leg. Gracilis Flexes the leg. Extensor Digitorum Flexes the foot and extends the toes. Gastrocnemius Extends the foot. See Plate II. CHAPTER IV. THE SKIN. 34. The Uses of the Skin. — The skin forms a beautiful, pliable covering for the body. By the exceeding toughness of the skin, the tender parts beneath it are protected from injury. The nerves of the skin tell when an object touches us. The...
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