First principles of human physiology

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Page 16 - O Father ! grant Thy love divine To make these mystic temples Thine ! When wasting age" and wearying strife Have sapped the leaning walls of life, When darkness gathers over all, And the last tottering pillars fall, Take the poor dust Thy mercy warms, And mould it into heavenly forms ! VIII.
Page 24 - ... 5', the left side of the septum, between the two ventricles, within the cavity of the left ventricle ; 6, 6', the mitral valve; 7, placed in the interior of the aorta, near its commencement and above the three segments of its semilunar valve which are hanging loosely together; 7', the exterior of the great aortic sinus; 8, the root of the pulmonary artery and its semilunar valves; 8...
Page 139 - The value attached to each question is shown in brackets after the question. But a full and correct answer to an easy question will in all cases secure a larger number of marks than an incomplete or inexact answer to a more difficult one.
Page 14 - A branching channel, with a mazy flood ? The purple stream that through my vessels glides, Dull and unconscious flows like common tides : The pipes through which the circling juices stray, Are not that thinking I, no more than they : This frame compacted with transcendent skill, Of moving joints obedient to my will, Nursed from the fruitful glebe, like yonder tree, Waxes and wastes ; I call it mine, not me : New matter still the mouldering mass sustains, The mansion changed, the tenant still remains...
Page 72 - In like manner, it is not too much to say, that mental acuteness, accuracy of perception, and delicacy of the senses, are all so far opposed by alcohol, as that the maximum efforts of each are incompatible with the ingestion of any moderate quantity of fermented liquid. A single glass will often suffice to take the edge off both mind and body, and to reduce their capacity to something below their perfection of work.
Page 24 - ... 2, a narrow portion of the wall of the auricle and ventricle preserved round the auriculoventricular orifice ; 3, 8', the cut surface of the walls of the ventricle, seen to become very much thinner towards 3", at the apex ; 4, a small part of the anterior wall of the left ventricle which has been preserved with the...
Page 139 - First Stage, or Elementary Examination. INSTRUCTIONS. You are permitted to attempt only eight questions. You must attempt the first four questions on the paper. The remaining four you may select from any part of the paper...
Page 68 - Semi-diagrammatic View of Two Villi of the Small Intestines. (Magnified about 50 diameters.) .a, substance of the villus ; b, its epithelium, of which some cells are seen detached at...
Page 72 - Careful observation leaves little doubt that a moderate dose of beer or wine would, in most cases, at once diminish the maximum weight which a healthy person could lift.
Page 136 - ... blood drawn from the body. The general nature of the corpuscles of the blood. The general composition of the blood. The difference between blood and lymph.

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