The Medico-chirurgical Review and Journal of Practical Medicine, Volume 24

Richard & George S. Wood, 1836

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Pagina 479 - Air is a mixture of two gases, — oxygen and nitrogen, — in the proportion of one part of the former to four of the latter. Oxygen is the active gas, the feeding and warming gas, the life-giving principle of nature. It has been well named "the great supporter of animal life.
Pagina 392 - ... the old world indicating the temperature of the pole to be about 10°; while the temperature of the new world indicates it to be considerably below Zero. Hence it has been inferred, that there are two points or poles of greatest cold situated in about the latitude of 80° north, and in longitudes 95° east, and 100° west; and consequently that the geographical pole of the globe is not the coldest point of the Arctic hemisphere. Whether this deduction be well founded or not must be decided by...
Pagina 145 - Hyenas in the wild, and mermaids on the shore; Till, led by thee o'er many a cliff sublime, He found a warmer world, a milder clime, A home to rest, a shelter to defend, Peace and repose, a Briton and a friend...
Pagina 303 - The Principles and Practice of Obstetric Medicine ; in a Series of Systematic Dissertations on Midwifery, and on the Diseases of Women and Children.
Pagina 388 - These are general laws ; and when a particular purpose is to be effected, it is not by making a new law, nor by the suspension of the old ones, nor by making them wind and bend and yield to the occasion (for nature with great steadiness adheres to, and supports them,) but...
Pagina 265 - This is one of the most interesting and at the same time most disappointing records of exploration in ancient literature. Herodotus...
Pagina 303 - I would make it imperative on them to print and publish one or more editions of an ' Essay on the Constitution of Man considered in relation to External Objects, by George Combe,' — in a cheap form, so as to be easily purchased by the more intelligent individuals of the poorer classes, and Mechanics...
Pagina 96 - ... of blood. In other cases, the tumour does not manifest a disposition to become softer as it enlarges, but its density gradually increases, until the whole or the greater part of the mass has become cartilaginous, or like...
Pagina 385 - Chemistry, Meteorology, and the Function of Digestion, considered with Reference to Natural Theology, by William Prout, MD (Lond.
Pagina 301 - A treatise on the functional and structural changes of the liver in the progress of disease; and on the agency of hepatic derangement in producing other disorders.

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