A Text Book of Physiology; Special Physiology of Organs Volume 2

A Text Book of Physiology; Special Physiology of Organs 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. 1889 edition. Excerpt: ...for many hours after removal or ligation of the lungs. As to the amount of water separated in the form of invisible water gas (insensible perspiration), no estimate can be given, as it is impossible to collect it free from admixture with the water of the sweat Rohrig collected from the skin of the arm enclosed in a gas-tight bag 1-6 grm. per hour. The skin may also be regarded as a protective covering, and it is concerned in the regulation of temperature and in the sense of touch or pressure. (See Animal Heat And Touch.) B.--The Kidneys. Chap. I.--THE STRUCTURE OF THE KIDNEYS. On opening a kidney by a longitudinal section, from its outer to its inner border, the solid portion is seen to consist of a cortical and a medullary substance; the latter being in the form of conical masses named pyramids of Mai-" pighi, the apices of which open into a 'space called the sinus (Fig. 209). The cortical part is of a light crimson brown colour and is soft and easily lacerated. The urine is secreted chiefly in the cortical part, and it is conveyed RV by the medullary part into the sinus, from there into the pelvis, or dilated extremity of the ureter, and by the ureter it passes into the ViWldor Fl-209.--Section of a kid iMiiuuti. ney Pi sinua. Vt uroter; M, The kidneys consist of numerous tubular ---. -- Prt glands intimately bound together. The tubes, termed iubuli uriniferi, pursue a tolerably straight course in the medullary portion of the kidney, and they are much convoluted in the cortical portion. Each small tubule begins in the cortex as a capsule surrounding a small spherical body known as a Malpighian body, after its discoverer (Fig. 210, a). The capsule is constricted at the neck, and the tube forming it is then much...show more

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  • Paperback | 340 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 18mm | 608g
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  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236626877
  • 9781236626875