The Natural Method of Teaching the Technical Language of Anatomy, for the Nursery and Infant Schools

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Pemberton, 1852 - 163 páginas
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Página 123 - ... of an hepatic vein, and of minute arteries ; nerves and absorbents, it is to be presumed, also- enter into their formation, but cannot be traced into them.
Página 80 - Ductus lymphaticus dexter is a short trunk which receives the lymphatic vessels from the right side of the head and neck, right upper extremity, right side of the thorax, right lung, and one or two branches from the liver...
Página 151 - A prism is a solid figure contained by plane figures, of which two that are opposite are equal, similar, and parallel to one another; and the others parallelograms.
Página 70 - VEINS OF THE NECK. The veins of the neck which return the blood from the head are the— External jugular, Anterior jugular, Internal jugular, Vertebral. The External jugular vein...
Página 53 - THE ARTERIES. THE arteries are the cylindrical tubes which convey the blood from the ventricles of the heart to every part of the body. They are dense in structure, and preserve for the most part the cylindrical form when emptied of their blood, which is their condition after death : hence they were considered by the ancients as the vessels for the transmission of the vital spirits,* and were therefore named arteries (arif rtifuv, to contain air).
Página 97 - The branches of distribution accompany the arteries which supply the different organs, and form communications around them, which are called plexuses, and take the name of the artery with which they are associated : thus we have the mesenteric plexus, hepatic plexus, splenic plexus, &c. All the internal organs of the head, neck, and trunk are supplied with branches from the sympathetic, and some of them exclusively ; hence it is considered a nerve...
Página 103 - THE EYE, WITH ITS APPENDAGES. The form of the eyeball is that of a sphere, of about one inch in diameter, having the segment of a smaller sphere ingrafted upon its anterior surface, which increases its antero-posterior diameter. The axes of the two eyeballs are parallel with each other, but do not correspond with the axes of the orbits, which are directed outwards.
Página 9 - ... minimi digiti, fourth dorsal, and third palmar interosseous. PHALANGES. — The phalanges are the bones of the fingers ; they are named from their arrangement in rows, and are fourteen in number, three to each finger, and two to the thumb. In conformation they are long bones, divisible into a shaft, and two extremities. The shaft is compressed from before backwards, convex on its posterior surface, and flat with raised edges in front.
Página 116 - ... air into the larynx, the vocal organ ; and consequently the food, not being able to pass over it, falls into the larynx, and produces choking, terminating in death by suffocation, should the food not be soon removed by coughing, or by some other means. The lungs are two cone-shaped bodies, situated on each side of the chest, and separated from each other by the heart, and by a membranous partition. The lung on the right side is divided by deep fissures into three parts, or lobes, and is the largest....
Página 97 - THE sympathetic system consists of a series of ganglia, extending along each side of the vertebral column from the head to the coccyx, communicating with all the other nerves of the body, and distributing branches to all the internal organs and viscera.

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