The British and Foreign Medico-chirurgical Review, Or, Quarterly Journal of Practical Medicine and Surgery, Volume 32

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Samuel Highley, 1863

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Page 403 - For the mineral forms of silicic acid, deposited from water, such as flint, are...
Page 78 - Replace the patient on the face, raising and supporting the chest well on a folded coat or other article of dress.
Page 398 - But it is manifest that Plato in his opinion of Ideas, as one that had a wit of elevation situate as upon a cliff, did descry that forms were the true object of knowledge ; but lost the real fruit of his opinion, by considering of forms as absolutely abstracted from matter, and not confined and determined by matter ; and so turning his opinion upon Theology, wherewith all his natural philosophy is infected.
Page 403 - To the gradual manner in which colloidal changes take place (for they always demand time as an element) may the characteristic protraction of chemico-organic changes also be referred.
Page 454 - Others apart sat on a Hill retir'd, In thoughts more elevate, and reason'd high Of Providence, Foreknowledge, Will, and Fate, Fixt Fate, free will, foreknowledge absolute, And found no end, in wand'ring mazes lost.
Page 411 - to a method of nutrition in which the acting parts are, at certain periods, raised with time-regulated progress to a state of instability of composition from which they then decline, and in their decline may change their shape and move with a definite velocity, or (as nervous centres) may discharge nerve-force.
Page 533 - IT is on record that Thrasyas, the father of botany, was so skilled in the preparation of drugs, that he knew how to compound a poison which would remain for days in the living body witho'ut manifesting its action, and would at last kill by a lingering illness. Theophrastus speaks of this poison, and says, its force could be so modified as to occasion death in two, three, or six months, or even at the end of a year or two years.
Page 225 - Edenhuizen infers from his researches that in the healthy state, a small quantity of nitrogen in a gaseous form is given off by the skin, and that this function being suppressed, the nitrogen is retained in the blood in the form of ammonia, which is then deposited as triple-phosphate in the subcutaneous areolar tissue, and in the peritoneum. The nitrogenous compound retained in the blood acts as an irritant to the nervous system, producing rigors, palsies, cramps, and tetanic attacks.
Page 454 - And found no end, in wandering mazes lost Of good and evil much they argued then, Of happiness and final misery, Passion and apathy, and glory and shame, Vain wisdom all, and false philosophy...
Page 277 - PRACTICAL LITHOTOMY AND LITHOTRITY ; or, An Inquiry into the best Modes of removing Stone from the Bladder.

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