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abdomen action admitted affected analogous animal animal magnetism animalcules appears applied attacked bladder blood body bowels brain cause cavity chancre Chomel circumstances colour commencement consequence considerable convulsions cord cure disease duration Eustachian tube examined excited fact fatal favourable female fluid foetus frequently glands head healthy hemorrhage hospital hours after death hysteria hysterical ileum inches inflammation inflammatory influence insanity instances intestinal irritation labour latter lesion less lithotrity London lungs male means meatus medicine mercury morbid mortality mucous membrane muscles muscular natural nerves nervous system notice observed occurred operation organs ounces ovaries pain paroxysm patient peculiar period peritonitis phenomena physician placenta present produced puerperal fever pulse quantity ratio rectum remarks secretion skin softening spinal stomach surface symptoms tion tissue tongue treatment tumour typhoid fever ulceration urethra urine uterus vasa deferentia vesiculae villous membrane vomiting Windward and Leeward
341 ページ - How oft when men are at the point of death Have they been merry! which their keepers call A lightning before death: O, how may I Call this a lightning?
341 ページ - I am afraid poor Charles found me weeping. I do not know what other folks feel, but with me the hysterical passion that impels tears is a terrible violence — a sort of throttling sensation — then succeeded by a state of dreaming stupidity, in which I ask if my poor Charlotte can actually be dead.
240 ページ - Salakya is the treatment of external organic affections, or diseases of the eyes, ears, nose, &c. ; it is derived from Salaka, which means any thin and sharp instrument ; and is either applicable in the same manner as Salya, to the active causes of the morbid state, or it is borrowed from the generic name of the slender probes and needles, used in operations on the parts affected.
iii ページ - GERMANY; the SPIRIT of her HISTORY, LITERATURE, SOCIAL CONDITION, and NATIONAL ECONOMY ; illustrated by Reference to her Physical, Moral, and Political Statistics, and by Comparison with other Countries. By BISSET HAWKINS, MD, Oxon., FRS, &c. 10*.
486 ページ - ... nor can I see any good reason why a physician, who admits the efficacy of the moral agents employed by Mesmer, should, in the exercise of his profession, scruple to copy whatever processes are necessary for subjecting them to his command, any more than that he should hesitate about employing a new physical agent, such as electricity or galvanism.
14 ページ - Secondly, that the contents of the vesiculce and vasa deferentia, under the influence of disease, retain their characteristic qualities longer than the contents of the tubuli ; and, thirdly, that there is least fluid in the vesiculae and in the vasa deferentia, and that it is most altered in instances of chronic diseases of the abdominal viscera, and especially of the intestines.
118 ページ - I have taken the pains, and been at the charge, of setting out those Tables, whereby all men may both correct my Positions, and raise others of their own: For herein I have, like a silly Scholeboy, coming to say my Lesson to the World (that Peevish, and Tetchie Master) brought a bundle of Rods wherewith to be whipt, for every mistake I have committed.
486 ページ - Nay, are not the mischievous consequences which have actually been occasioned by the pretenders to animal magnetism, the strongest of all encouragements to attempt such an examination of the principles upon which the effects really depend, as may give to scientific practitioners the management of agents so peculiarly efficacious and overbearing ? Is not this mode of reasoning perfectly analogous to that upon which medical inquirers are accustomed to proceed, when they discover any new substance possessed...
241 ページ - Bhulavidya is the restoration of the faculties from a disorganized state, induced by Demoniacal possession. This art has vanished before the diffusion of knowledge, but it formed a very important branch of medical practice, through all the schools, Greek, Arabic, or European...