Tablets of Anatomy, Dissectional and Scientific Volume 2

Tablets of Anatomy, Dissectional and Scientific Volume 2

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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. 1898 edition. Excerpt: ...anatomico-clinical, not simply and purely anatomical..48 above explained, current statements in reference to the more particularly surgical regions are correct, or at least fairly correct. Taken in any other sense they are incorrect, and one might almost say absurd. Beyond such limits as are above defined, the description of fasciae by continacity is, it is submitted, wrong in principle, incorrect, and misleading. The only absolutely correct basis of description of the several fascisa in particular is one which should elicit and explain their structural and physical characters, as observable in the several regions of the body. It is only within narrow limits that such descriptions are possible. The fascia covering the body generally, or deep fascia, is, where exposed to pressure and friction, relatively thick and dense. Where preuure and friction are greatest, the condition is most marked--fascia late on outer side of thigh. Where pressure and friction are less, the reverse condition presents--fascia on inner side of thigh;--strength and density increasing, however, pari passu with pressure and friction, as one approaches the knee, and still further so as one passes to the inner side of the leg, where the fascia does not difier very greatly from that on the outer side. What applies to the lower limb applies also to the upper limb, to the front and back of the trunk, to the front and back of the neck. All careful dissectors are aware of the great density of the fascia over the trapezius at its insertion into the superior curved line of the occipital bone. ' The same applies to the deeper or intermuscular layers of fascia. As above stated, there is a strong, tough, though relatively thin and translucent layer of fascia between the...show more

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  • Paperback | 114 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 6mm | 218g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 123693329X
  • 9781236933294