Carnegie Institution of Washington Publication Volume 125-126

Carnegie Institution of Washington Publication Volume 125-126

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1910 edition. Excerpt: ...thermometer in the food aperture, and the usual routine in taking body-temperature was carried out at the beginning of each period. At 11" 48"' a. m. he went to the food aperture, took out his lunch and commenced eating at 11" 50"' a. m. He again opened the food aperture at 11" 58"' a. m. to procure more food, and stopped eating at 12" 14"' p. m. The food eaten during the experiment consisted of 120 grams of milk, 120 grams of crackers, 53 grams of cheese, 401 grams of oranges, and 101 c.c. of water. At 12" 40"' p. m. he ate one of the oranges from his lunch. At 1" 42"' p. m. he ate another orange, and at 2" 14"' p. m. passed out the uneaten portion of his lunch. At 3" 22"' p. m. the experiment ended. The subject passed 228 grams of urine during the experiment. This experiment was the first with this subject, who was a student in Wesleyan University and also assisted in the respiration-calorimeter experiments. He made no comments regarding his experience. The pulse-rate as recorded by the subject was as follows: 9" 40"' a. m., 65; 11" 30"' a. m., 55; 1" 35"' p. m., 58; 3"10"' p. m., 58. The sublingual bodytemperatures were at 9" 22"' a. m., 98.3 F.; 11" 22"' a. m., 97.6 F.; 1" 22"' p. m., 98.4 F.; 3" 22"' p. m., 98.4 F. The results of the metabolism in this experiment are given in table 44. METABOLISM EXPERIMENT No. 134. Subject, C. R. Y., October 4-5, 1905. Age. 19 years 9 months; height, 170 cm.; weight without clothing, 64.5 kilos. The experiment was originally planned to study more

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