Physiology

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Macmillan, 1880 - Physiology - 132 pages
 

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Page 45 - E. a red corpuscle swollen into a sphere by imbibition of water. F. A white corpuscle magnified same as B. ; G. ditto, throwing out some blunt processes ; K.
Page 59 - A'o, innominate branch from aorta dividing into subclavian and carotid arteries ; L. lung ; Tr. trachea. I, solid cord often present, the remnant of a once open communication between the pulmonary artery and aorta. 2, masses of fat at the bases of the ventricle hiding from view the greater part of the auricles 3, line of fat marking the division between the two ventricles. 4, mass of fat covering the trachea. is represented in Fig. 5. If you could look through the front of your own chest, and see...
Page 77 - ... artery and then comes up and to the front again. This tube is what you already know as the aorta. If you slit it up from the ventricle (and to do this you must cut through the pulmonary artery), you will find that on the left side, as on the right, the red fleshy wall of the ventricle suddenly changes into the yellow firm wall of the artery, and that just at this line there are three semilunar valves exactly like those in the pulmonary artery. On the left side of the heart, then, we have also...
Page 69 - Between the two flaps, and attached to them by c hordes tending a, is seen a papillary muscle, $p, cut away from its attachment to that portion of the wall of the ventricle which has been removed. Above, the ventricle terminates somewhat like a funnel in the pulmonary artery, P.
Page 31 - ... tendons (Fig. 3, a), which gliding over the end of the humerus are fastened to the shoulder-blade (or scapula as it is called), into which the humerus fits with a joint. We have then in the biceps a thick fleshy muscular belly placed in the front of the arm and fastened by tendons, at one end to the shoulder-blade, and at the other to the fore-arm. What would happen if when the arm is straight and the shoulder-blade fixed, the biceps were suddenly to grow very much shorter than it was?

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