A Dictionary of Terms Used in Medicine and the Collateral Sciences

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Blanchard and Lea, 1856 - 510 páginas

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Página 179 - A' made a finer end and went away an it had been any christom child; a' parted even just between twelve and one, even at the turning o' the tide: for after I saw him fumble with the sheets and play with flowers and smile upon his fingers...
Página 1 - MEDICAL LEXICON ; A Dictionary of Medical Science : Containing a concise Explanation of the various Subjects and Terms of Anatomy, Physiology, Pathology...
Página 303 - He regarded a nutritive centre as a cell, the nucleus of which is the permanent source of successive broods of young cells, which from time to time fill the cavity of their parent.
Página 313 - The creative force exists already in the germ, and creates in it the essential parts of the future animal. The germ is potentially the whole animal. During the development of the germ, the essential parts which constitute the actual whole are produced.
Página 14 - DecubMs, of lying down. De d. in d. De die in diem, from day to day.
Página 143 - For children under twelve years, the doses of most medicines must be diminished in the proportion of the age to the age increased by 12 ; thus, at two years to 4, viz.: -^ — = 4- At 21 the full dose may be given.
Página 250 - ... object seen through them in certain directions ; so that instead of seeing one object we see two, side by side, when such a crystal or spar is interposed between the object and the eye ; and if a ray or small sunbeam be thrown upon a surface of either of these substances, it will be split into two, making an angle with each other, and each pursuing its own separate course, — this is called double refraction. Now, of these images or doubly refracted rays, one always follows the same rule as...
Página 72 - Boil them to a proper thickness, then add a quarter of a pound of sugar, and two spoonfuls of yeast. Set the whole in a warm place near the fire for six or eight weeks, then place it in the open air, until it become a syrup : lastly, decant, filter, and bottle it up, adding a little sugar to each bottle.
Página 422 - Under the true skin. Sublimation. A process by which volatile substances are raised by heat, and again condensed in a solid form, — differing from evaporation only in being confined to solid substances.
Página 443 - In graduating a Centigrade thermometer, the freezing point is marked 0°, or zero, and the boiling point 100° ; the distance between the freezing and boiling points is divided into 100 equal parts; these equal divisions are carried as far below the freezing point and above the boiling point as desired.

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