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anatomica; anatomical; anatomically; anatomies; anatomist; anatomized; anatomy; anatropous; anbury; ance
  1. And we have seen one of the most accomplished zoologists and anatomists of the present age take ground on these points in opposition to the almost universal opinion.

  2. It was not until Meckel translated into German Wolff's book on the alimentary system, and pointed out its great importance, that the eyes of anatomists and physiologists were suddenly opened.

  3. The chief anatomists and botanists were occupied with the investigation and discovery of facts, and, in an ordinary way, without taking any particular trouble about it, accepted more or less loosely the idea that species were fixed.

  4. One result of Darwin's work has been that anatomists attend much more closely to the slight variations of anatomical structure to be found among individuals of the same species.

  5. The volumes produced by these anatomists were valuable and memorable, and occupy an honoured place in the library of science, but Huxley's aim was wider and greater.

  6. Anatomists were concerned chiefly with systematic work, with detecting and recording the slight differences that existed among the numbers of animals grouped around each type.

  7. When Huxley was young, the great reputation of Cuvier overshadowed English anatomy, and English anatomists did little more than seek in nature what Cuvier had taught them to find.

  8. After Pecquet, the most eminent of the French anatomists in the seventeenth century was Riolan; and his name we also find among the illustrious men who adorned the reign of Louis XIV.

  9. The part of the membrane between the stomach and liver is narrow, and constitutes a kind of mesentery suspending the liver from the stomach: it is known to human anatomists as the lesser omentum.

  10. The grounds of difference between Goette and Hoffmann and other anatomists concern especially the clavicle and interclavicle.

  11. The types of deciduate placenta so far described, are usually classified by anatomists as discoidal placentae, although it must be borne in mind that they differ very widely.

  12. By some anatomists the trabeculae have been held to be a pair of branchial bars; but this view has now been generally given up.

  13. They are usually classed among Reptiles, whilst some anatomists have placed them in a much lower rank, as directly allied to Fish.

  14. Fused together, these muscles form by their union what veterinary anatomists call the anterior extensor of the metacarpus.

  15. For this cause some anatomists have described the rhomboid as consisting of two parts--the superior or small rhomboid and the inferior or large rhomboid, on account of the position occupied by each, and of their difference in volume.

  16. It completely covers the small gluteal, which veterinary anatomists designate by the name of the deep gluteal.

  17. Now, these names are those which other anatomists have applied to the fasciculus of the anterior tibial, which, in the pig and the ox, is fused in part with the long extensor of the toes.

  18. In the region which veterinary anatomists call the ham, the articulations of the leg and foot alone call for special study in the case of the horse.

  19. Some veterinary anatomists have given to the inferior and external articular surface of the humerus the name of trochlea; and to the internal one, that of condyle.

  20. Designated by veterinary anatomists as the external flexor of the metacarpus,[27] or external cubital, this muscle is situated in the posterior region of the external surface of the forearm, behind the lateral extensor of the phalanges.

  21. It presents, on its external surface, a groove for the passage of the tendon of the posterior ulnar muscle, which is named by veterinary anatomists the external flexor of the metacarpus.

  22. A fourth muscle exists, which veterinary anatomists include in the study of the three portions of the triceps which we have just been discussing, in giving it the name of small extensor of the forearm.

  23. United one to the other in man, blended in quadrupeds, they form in the latter the muscles to which veterinary anatomists give the name of oblique extensor of the metacarpus.

  24. In the horse, it is the sole representative of the peroneal muscles, and veterinary anatomists have given it the name of the lateral extensor of the phalanges.

  25. The facts brought to light by anatomists and physiologists during the last fifty years, are at length being used towards the interpretation of this highest class of biological phenomena; and already there is promise of a great advance.

  26. Earlier anatomists had wrongly started from the mammal skull, and had compared the several bones that compose it with the several parts of the vertebra (Figure 2.

  27. The older anatomists say that the tail is usually one vertebra longer in the human female than in the male (or four against five); Steinbach says it is the reverse.

  28. Lord Cockburn states that all the Edinburgh anatomists incurred great odium, which he considered most unjust.

  29. The Engis skull has been a subject of protracted argument to the palaeontologists and anatomists of the present day.

  30. He obtained a remarkably strong set of testimonials from all the leading anatomists and physiologists in the kingdom, as well as one from Milne-Edwards in Paris.

  31. Unfortunately, he subordinated all his own research to the authority of Galen, being himself among those anatomists who permitted themselves to be so far misled.

  32. Illustration: 0128] Another of the great anatomists of this period, second only in fame to Vesalius, was Eustachius, born about the beginning of the sixteenth century.

  33. The researches of anatomists during the eighteenth century were, for the most part, directed toward the minute, more difficult, and less striking parts, and to increased thoroughness and accuracy of description.

  34. By the researches of a number of French and Italian anatomists it was likewise{163} established that the true seat of hearing lies within the internal ear, the external parts being merely of assistance in conducting sound.

  35. Bichat (already mentioned) would deserve to be placed at the head of French anatomists were it not for his superior rank in clinical medicine.

  36. He then proceeds to the description of the different parts of the human body, first treating of what anatomists call the great regions, and the exterior generally, and then passing to the internal organization.

  37. Under the general title of nerve, he confounds the columnae carneae of the heart, the tendons and fasciae; and it does not appear that he had any idea of what modern anatomists call nerves.

  38. All anatomists and archaeologists admit the high and human character of the Engis and even the Neanderthal skulls.

  39. Those of the old anatomists who speculated on the relations of organic elements to one another were dominated by Aristotle's simple and profound classification, and proposed schemes which differed from his only in detail.

  40. For Aristotle, as for all anatomists before the days of the microscope, the tissues were not much more than inorganic substances, differing from one another in texture, in hardness, and other physical properties.

  41. In the early days anatomists were guided by form; when form failed them, they traced an organ in its changes throughout the series of animals by considering its function.

  42. We may note here that many comparative anatomists of the period were quite ready to decide Huxley's last question in a sense favourable to the older, purely anatomical, view of homology.

  43. This is his definition; but, in practice, Gegenbaur establishes homologies by comparison just as the older anatomists did, and infers common descent from homology, not homology from common descent.

  44. The brain was regarded by mediaeval and early Renaissance anatomists as having two channels of discharge through which the phlegm, the especial product of this organ, could be evacuated when in excess.

  45. Diagram of the Ventricles and the Senses, with their relation to the intellectual processes, according to the doctrine of the Renaissance anatomists (from G.

  46. The work, however useful to the contemporary student, was thus essentially reactionary as against the efforts of the earlier Salernitan anatomists and of William of Saliceto.

  47. None of the anatomists and physiologists of the time failed to use their knowledge for the increase of information with regard to disease and its treatment.

  48. The Italian anatomists initiated at the end of the fifteenth century the most famous period in the history of the art of dissection {363} and became the teachers to the physicians of the whole world.

  49. All the greatest anatomists of the sixteenth century received their education there, and among the masters of the Italian schools are to be found the greatest names of which the science of anatomy can boast.

  50. Of all of them might be said what Oliver Wendell Holmes said of the anatomists of the Renaissance.

  51. Anatomists know how closely associated are the nose and the eyes, and the mouth and the ears, respectively.

  52. As the glosso-pharyngeal, pneumogastric, and spinal accessory nerves leave the cranium together, they are by some anatomists counted as the eighth pair.

  53. Anatomists have found these peculiarities to depend upon the quantity of gray matter which enters into the composition of the brain.

  54. The number of bones in the human body is variously estimated; for those regarded as single by some anatomists are considered by others to consist of several distinct pieces.

  55. Some anatomists have supposed that all bone is formed in cartilage.

  56. The anatomists on the contrary continued to make measurements, and in 1764 Daubenton published a noteworthy contribution to craniometry.

  57. Again, it is clearly shown in the literature of this subject, that anatomists were led to employ methods of measurement in their study of the human skull.

  58. All the anatomists had overlooked this physiological change in the living body, brought about by disease.

  59. The work that they did in anatomy was magnificent; Vesalius, and the other great anatomists of his time, are unsurpassed.

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