The New Hydropathic Cook-Book; With Recipes for Cooking on Hygienic Principles

The New Hydropathic Cook-Book; With Recipes for Cooking on Hygienic Principles

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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. 1854 edition. Excerpt: ...presenting the appearance of a prominent and even projecting band. This muscular band is the pylorus, while the aperture itself is the pyloric orifice. The office of the pylorua is to guard the opening out of the stomach, and prevent the passage of aliment until it has been sufficiently acted upon by the gastric juice and the motions of the stomach. The importance attached to the nutritive function by the Great Architect of the vital machinery, and its complexity of character, is well indicated in fig. 90, representing the vascular connection between the stomach, liver, spleen, and pancreas. 1. The stomach raised to exhibit its posterior surface. YASCDLAE CONNECTION!! OF TUB STOMAOO. 2. Pylorus. 3. Duodenum. 4. Pancreas. 5. Spleen. 6. Under surface of the liver. 7. Gall-bladder, in connection with the liver. 8. Large vessels proceeding from a common trunk (9), to supply all the above viscera. The stomach is plentifully supplied with arterial blood, the quantity sent to it being greater than that supplied to any other organ except the brain. The vessels of the stomach (fig. 91) form two distinct layers, the external of which is distributed to the muscular and peritoneal coats, and the internal to the villi of the mucous coat. The supply of nerves to the stomach is also abundant, both of the organic and sentient systems. Upon the arteries, the organic nerves are spread out in such numbers as to envelop them completely, form Nervous Plexuses--Organic Nerves of the Stomach. SLOOD-VBSSBIJl OF TUB STOMACH. ' ing, as it were, a coat of nervous plexuses. This arrangement is shown in fig. 92. 1. Under surface of the liver, turned up Fig. 92. to bring into view the anterior surface of the stomach. 2. Gall-bladder. 3. Organic nerves enveloping the trunks of...show more

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  • Paperback | 72 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 4mm | 145g
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  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236623177
  • 9781236623171