Medical and Surgical Memoirs: Containing Investigations on the Geographical Distribution, Causes, Nature, Relations and Treatment of Various Diseases 1855-1890, 第 1 卷


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第 117 頁 - And now we might add something concerning a certain most subtle Spirit which pervades and lies hid in all gross bodies...
第 64 頁 - Their posterior development is so marked that anatomists have assigned to that part the character of a third lobe. It is peculiar to the genus Homo, and equally peculiar is the 'posterior horn of the lateral ventricle,' and the 'hippocampus minor,' which characterize the hind lobe of each hemisphere.
第 311 頁 - Bichat, that the brain is not directly necessary to the action of the heart, and that when the functions of the brain are destroyed, the circulation ceases only in consequence of the suspension of respiration.
第 20 頁 - On laying bare the roots of the spinal nerves, I found that I could cut across the fasciculus of nerves, which took its origin from the posterior portion of the spinal marrow, without convulsing the muscles of the back; but that on touching the anterior fasciculus with the point of a knife, the muscles of the back were immediately convulsed.
第 75 頁 - discharging lesions" of the different centres in the cerebral hemispheres. The affection may be limited artificially to one muscle, or group of muscles, or may be made to involve all the muscles represented in the cerebral hemispheres, with foaming at the mouth, biting of the tongue, and loss of consciousness. When induced artificially in animals, the affection, as a rule, first invades the muscles most in voluntary use, in striking harmony with the clinical observations of Dr. Hughlings Jackson.
第 6 頁 - ... animality ; in so far as they arise from the posterior column, are nerves of involuntary motion — of vitality. A homogeneous nerve does not, as a totality, perform a single office ; for every elementary fibril of which it is composed runs from first to last isolated from every other, and has its separate sphere of exercise.
第 6 頁 - Is not animal motion performed by the vibrations of this medium, excited in the brain by the power of the will and propagated from thence through the solid, pellucid, and uniform capillamenta of the nerves into the muscles, for contracting and dilating them?
第 216 頁 - Bird pox is a condition characterized by an eruption of nodules varying from the size of a millet seed to that of a pea...
第 110 頁 - Lister, on the contrary, concludes, from his inquiries,* " that one and the same afferent nerve may, according as it is operating mildly or energetically, either exalt or depress the functions of the nervous centre on which it acts.
第 117 頁 - ... all sensation is excited, and the members of animal bodies move at the command of the will, namely, by the vibrations of this Spirit, mutually propagated along the solid filaments of the nerves from the outward organs of sense to the brain, and from the brain into the muscles.