Familiar Lessons on Physiology: Designed for the Use of Children and Youth in Schools and Families

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Fowlers and Wells, 1850 - Physiology - 95 pages

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Page 61 - ... are branches of the artery going to the two sides of the lungs, which carry the blood there ; m, m, the veins which bring the blood back from the lungs to the left side of the heart ; n, is the right auricle ; o and p, are the ascending and...
Page 23 - ... mastication of their food. 48. Man has only one stomach, and this is all he needs in the digestion of his food, and in preparing it for blood ; but we see that different animals require and have different stomachs : some two, three, or four, as the occasion may require. 49. Lobsters and crabs have a very singular stomach. Near the lower end of it there are five little teeth placed on the opposite side ; and these being moved up and down by muscles belonging to them, grind the food passed between...
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Page 51 - ... cut of the arm, and also the manner in which they are joined to the arm. 68. Dr. Alcott relates a very interesting fact to illustrate the action of the muscles, as follows : " In front of St. Peter's church, at Rome, stands an obelisk, or pyramid, of red Egyptian granite, one hundred and twenty-four feet high. It was brought from Egypt to Rome, by order of the Roman emperor Caligula, where it...
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