A Dictionary of Terms Used in Medicine and the Collateral Sciences

Whittaker, 1878 - 723 páginas

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Página 282 - ANALOGUE." — A part or organ in one animal which has the same function as another part or organ in a different animal. " HOMOLOGUE." — The same organ in different animals under every variety of form and function f.
Página 370 - ... to the pit of the stomach, the arm-pits, between the thighs, and to the soles of the feet.
Página 370 - Repeat these movements deliberately and perseveringly, fifteen times only in a minute. (When the patient lies on the thorax, this cavity is compressed by the weight of the body, and expiration takes place. When he is turned on the side, this pressure is removed, and inspiration occurs.) 6th. When the...
Página 369 - Place the patient gently on the face with one WRIST under the forehead ; [all fluids and the tongue itself then fall forwards, leaving the entrance into the wind-pipe FREE.] If there be breathing wait and WATCH ; if not, or if it FAIL, — II.
Página 127 - February 1822. vided consciousness) or double personality, exhibiting in some measure two separate and independent trains of thought, and two independent mental capabilities, in the same individual ; each train of thought, and each capability, being wholly dissevered from the other, and the two states in which they respectively predominate subject to frequent interchanges and alternations.
Página 369 - Replace the patient on the face, raising and supporting the chest well on a folded coat or other article of dress. Turn the body very gently on the side and a little beyond, and then briskly on the face, back again; repeating these measures cautiously, efficiently, and perseveringly about fifteen times in the minute, or once every four or five seconds, occasionally varying the side.
Página 494 - ... eyes shut and the pupils contracted ; and the whole expression of the countenance is that of deep and perfect repose. As the poisoning advances, the features become ghastly, the pulse feeble and imperceptible, the muscles exceedingly relaxed, and, unless assistance is speedily procured, death ensues. If the person recovers, the sopor is succeeded by prolonged sleep, which commonly ends in twenty-four or thirty-six hours, and is followed by nausea, vomiting, giddiness, and loathing of food.
Página 310 - THIS form of mental derangement has been described as consisting in a morbid perversion of the feelings, affections, and active powers, without any illusion or erroneous conviction impressed upon the understanding : it sometimes co-exists with an apparently unimpaired state of the intellectual faculties.
Página 684 - Vesicula ( Vesicle) : a small orbicular elevation of the cuticle, containing lymph, which is sometimes clear and colourless, but often opaque, and whitish or pearl-coloured. It is succeeded either by scurf or by a laminated scab.

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