The New Sydenham Societys Lexicon of Medicine and the Allied Sciences; (Based on Maynes Lexicon)

The New Sydenham Societys Lexicon of Medicine and the Allied Sciences; (Based on Maynes Lexicon)

List price: US$56.23

Currently unavailable

Add to wishlist

AbeBooks may have this title (opens in new window).

Try AbeBooks


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. 1892 edition. Excerpt: ...of the cochlea of the internal ear, forming the inner wall of the spiral tube of the cochlea; it is spongy as far as t e last half coil, and is traversed by many small canals for vessels and for fibres of the cochlear nerve, the largest being the Canal, central, of modiolus. It is a connective-tissue formation. Also, the crown of a trephine. The French distinguish between the erforating tre hine, which they term modiole nulls, and the exfoliative trephine, or morliolc fcmellc. M., central canal' of. See Canal, central, of modiolus. M. femI.n'oul. (L. femineus, female.) The trephine described under the chief heading. M. mafculus. (L. maaculus, a male.) The treshine described under the chief heading. IEO '1l'8-0B.Il'iI'&Il1. The Stryclmoa colubrina. Mod'lus. (L. modius.) A Roman cornmeasure of sixteen sextarii; a peolr. MOCYIIIIIB. (L. modulus, a small measure; dim. of modus, the measure of a thing.) A standard.. _ M. of Ca'rul. (Cm-us, a German physiologist.) A standard of proportion of the uman body based on the unit of a third of the length of a line drawn from the spinous process of the atlas to that of the last lumbar vertebra of an adult, consisting of twenty-four free vertebrae, the new-born infant being exactly one third of this length. This standard and its twenty-four subdivisions furnishes, according to him, all tho dimensions required to construct the perfect form. M. of olastldlty. See Elasticity, modulus of. M. of mefallolds. (F. module du metalloides.) The constant, proper to each metalloid, which represents the calorific equivalents of the different metals when entering into combination with it. 1VIo'dum, Norway, in Tellmarlr. A chalybeatc water, called St. Olaf's spring. Mo'du5. (L. modus.) A method or...
show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 434 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 22mm | 771g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236871537
  • 9781236871534