Manual of Descriptive and Pathological Anatomy Volume 2

Manual of Descriptive and Pathological Anatomy Volume 2

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1838 edition. Excerpt: ...divided on the mediau line by a fibro-cellular raphe. They gradually curve more and more towards the base of the tongue. The vertical lingual muscles extend from the upper to the lower lingual membrane, passing through the whole thickness of the tongue and the transverse lingual muscles, with which they intercross. They curve and become more and more oblique towards the base of the organ. The fibres of the stylo-glossi muscles blend with those of the superficial lingual muscle above and below the edges of the tongue, and send a transverse fasciculus under the yellow tissue, which unites to that of the opposite side. The hyo-glossi muscles are situated between the stylo-and the genlo-glossi. Their anterior fibres are directed. from the hyoid bone very obliquely upward and b. Envelops of the tongue.i 2083. The mucous membrane which covers the tongue is characterized principally by the great development of its papillary tissue, and by the facility with which the epidermis is detached from it. The dermis is united to the muscular membrane more intimately than with the subjacent parts in any other region of the body. Its upper face is extremely corrugated. The inequalities there observed are: 1st. Folds. These folds are seen principally on the posterior part and on the edges of the tongue. They are generally arranged regularly, converge from without inward and from before backward, and are very compact. They are about half a line high and broad. The anterior present numerous transverse grooves. Tbe posterior are smooth, and consequently their surface is less extensive than that of the preceding. Those at the most anterior part of the tongue are less regular and constant. In the middle of the back of the tongue there is frequently a more or less...show more

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  • Paperback | 296 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 16mm | 531g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236528913
  • 9781236528919