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Page 447 - At first small gray specks or elevated gray spots (glanders-nodules), varying in size from that of a pin's head to that of a pea, make their appearance (Fig.
Page 535 - ... of the face were lost, and in whom I could look down behind the palate, I saw the operation of the velum palati. During speech it was in constant motion ; and when the person pronounced the explosive letters, the velum rose convex, so as to interrupt the ascent of breath in that direction ; and as the lips parted, or the tongue separated from the teeth or palate, the velum recoiled forcibly.
Page 273 - At the inquest over the above bodies, the effect of the poison was satisfactorily proved, by giving part of the fish left by the unfortunate individuals to two cats, which soon became affected. When both were in a dying state, one had twenty-five drops of the arsenical solution introduced, with a silver tube, into the stomach, and rapidly recovered, while the other, which was allowed to take its chance, quickly died.
Page 64 - Jane Maria, third daughter of Col. Paton, CB. was the author of "The Influence of Tropical Climates on European Constitutions," and of various sanitary reports. He was nominated a Companion of the Bath (Civil Division) in 1860, and received the honour of knighthood in the same vear. ADMIRAL SIR HENRY PRESCOTT, GCB This gallant officer died in Leinster Gardens, Hyde Park, on the 18th inst., in his ninety-second year. He was son of...
Page 34 - It was not less than one-third of an inch in thichness, and when the tibia was divided longitudin• ally with a saw, the line at which the new and old bone were united with each other, was distinctly to be seen. The whole of the lower extremity of the tibia was harder and more compact than under ordinary circumstances, in consequence, as it appeared, of some deposit of bone in the cancellous structure, and in its centre, about one-third of an inch above the ankle, there was a cavity of the size...
Page 94 - As every description of food,' says he, ' whether derived from the animal or vegetable kingdom, is converted into blood, it may be inferred that the ultimate effect of all aliments must be virtually the same ; and that the several species can only differ from each other in the quantity of nutriment they afford, 388 л the comparative degree of stimulus they impart to the organs through which they pass, and in the proportion of vital energy they require for their assimilation.
Page 12 - Edwards show that the power of producing heat in warm-blooded animals, is at its minimum at birth, and increases successively to adult age ; and that young children part with their heat more readily than adults, and, instead of being warmer, are generally a degree or two colder.
Page 376 - E 2 with no other recommendation than that which his works and reputation afforded him. " He took lodgings at No. 38, Great James street, Bedford row, where he resided several months alone. This was the most trying period of his life. All those domestic sympathies upon which he so much depended for happiness were far removed from him, and he felt as it were alone in the world, anxious about his present and uncertain of his future fortunes. He never, to the close of his life, courted general society,...
Page 386 - ... that the nerves, and especially the nerves of the face, had distinct functions. I was deterred from announcing my opinions, because I conceived it impossible but that experience and observation must have long ago ascertained the fact Yes, gentlemen, from the dissection, I conceived that the branches of the fifth nerve, and of the portio dura of the seventh nerve, must have distinct offices. But then, I said, if it were so, the fact could not be so long concealed; these nerves are cut by surgeons...