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Lexicographically close words:
capers; capes; capful; capi; capias; capillarity; capillary; capillitium; capit; capita
  1. Watery vapor is also formed in the capillaries by the union of oxygen with the hydrogen contained in the food and drink that nourish the body.

  2. The membrane that lines the multitudinous air-cells of the lungs in which the capillaries are, should it be united in one sheet, would cover the floor of a room twelve feet square.

  3. Thus, carbon is the chief element of fat, and also supplies the fuel that combines with oxygen in the capillaries to produce animal heat.

  4. In a meat diet, the fat supplies carbon for the capillaries and the lean furnishes nutriment for muscle, brain, and nerves.

  5. The capillaries of these tubes through the whole skin of the body are thus constantly exhaling the noxious and decayed particles of the body, just as the lungs pour them out through the mouth and nose.

  6. Every air-cell has a blood-vessel that brings blood from the heart, which meanders through its capillaries till it reaches another blood-vessel that carries it back to the heart, as seen in Fig.

  7. But modern science has proved that it is in the capillaries that animal heat is generated, and it is believed that alcohol lessens instead of increasing the power of the body to bear the cold.

  8. Whenever oxygen unites with carbon to form carbonic acid, or with hydrogen to form water, heat is generated Thus it is that a land of combustion is constantly going on in the capillaries all over the body.

  9. The reason is, that the potato has a very large proportion of starch that supplies only fuel for the capillaries and very little nitrogen to feed the muscles.

  10. These tubes are hollow, like a pipe-stem, and their inner surface consists of wonderfully minute capillaries filled with the impure venous blood.

  11. Among the muscles and nerves so intimately connected, run the minute capillaries of the blood, which furnish nourishment to all.

  12. So in the capillaries all over the body, the carbon and hydrogen supplied to the blood by the stomach, unite with the oxygen gained in the lungs, and cause the heat which is diffused all over the body.

  13. By a canalization of the branches of these cells which unite with branches of other cells the precursors of the blood capillaries are formed.

  14. This wave constitutes the pulse, and is lost before the capillaries are reached.

  15. They begin as capillaries in all parts of the body, gradually uniting to form larger trunks.

  16. The liquor sanguinis passes from the blood capillaries to supply nutrition to the tissues.

  17. The veins take the blood from the capillaries in all parts of the body.

  18. These branches are seen at r r and form the vena vascularis; v v, vena vascularis; i i, branches of the hepatic artery entering the substance of the lobule and connecting with capillaries from the interlobular vein.

  19. An investigation of these capillaries in the light of modern histological knowledge is much needed.

  20. In the Dibranchs the arterial system is very much more complete; it appears in some cases to end in irregular lacunae or sinuses, in other cases in true capillaries which lead on into veins.

  21. Capillaries are stated to occur in the integument.

  22. In most fishes they form fleshy fringes or laminae throughout which the capillaries are distributed.

  23. After passing through the capillaries of the gill-filaments it is collected in paired arteries from each pair of gills.

  24. The numerous capillaries distributed to the gland will supply free oxygen sufficient to meet the needs of the case.

  25. The same may be said of the great development of blood-capillaries in the inner tunic of the bladder.

  26. The fringe-gills found in ordinary fishes, in which the gill-filaments containing the capillaries are attached in two rows to the outer edge of each gill-arch.

  27. Free oxygen may be supplied directly from the blood in the capillaries distributed to the gland which he describes.

  28. Others consider the causative factor to be the formation of thromboses in the capillaries of the brain, lungs, and other organs, inducing active and obstructive congestions causing death by apnœa or coma.

  29. The fatal result of asphyxia is owing to the introductory arrest of the pulmonary circulation, the capillaries of the lungs being incapable of conveying venous blood.

  30. If the blood is fluid at the time of the blow and any capillaries or larger blood-vessels are torn, then we may have an ecchymosis though death be almost instant.

  31. The action of the heart and capillaries is hurried during the papular and vesicular stages; but becomes more equable while maturation is going on.

  32. Stomach of a fine clear red, and beautifully injected to the minutest capillaries all over the mucous surface.

  33. The pericardium, of a greenish colour and its capillaries finely injected, was full of yellow serum.

  34. Later, in 1835, he published a very valuable memoir on the movement of the blood in the capillaries under different conditions of heat, cold, and atmospheric pressure.

  35. Well, Malpighi tried to discover the capillaries by this method, and failed.

  36. The faculty possessed by the endothelium of the capillaries of each organ of adapting itself qualitatively to the particular metabolism of the organ.

  37. This adaptedness of the capillaries is, however, more usually an inherited state, i.

  38. The capillaries of the lungs are rendered torpid by the diminution of the sensorial power of association, which is now excited in less quantity by the lessened actions of the capillaries of the skin, with which they are catenated.

  39. Now when the capillaries of the skin become torpid, coldness and paleness succeed; and with these are associated the capillaries of the lungs, whence difficult respiration; and with these the weak and retrograde actions of the heart.

  40. For it is possible, that the capillaries of the stomach may act too violently, and produce heat, at the same time that the large muscles of it may be in a torpid state; which curious circumstance future observations must determine.

  41. So that at this time both the cutaneous and pulmonary capillaries are principally actuated, as far as they have any action, by the stimulus of the blood.

  42. If the stomach does not recover from its torpor, the patient becomes emaciated, and dies exhausted by the continuance of the increased action of the capillaries and absorbents, and the want of nourishment.

  43. A bleeding from the capillaries arising from defect of venous absorption, as in some of those fevers commonly termed putrid.

  44. While passing through the capillaries of the lungs, the blood gives out the carbonic-acid gas which it has gathered up in the tissues, and takes up a new supply of oxygen, which restores its scarlet hue.

  45. The change from blue to red takes place while the blood is passing through the capillaries of the lungs.

  46. The red blood corpuscles in the capillaries give up their oxygen, and the blood receives in its stead a poisonous substance called carbonic-acid gas.

  47. In the lungs this dark blood is spread out in very minute capillaries and exposed to the air.

  48. While passing through the capillaries of the lungs, the blood gives up some of its impurities in exchange for oxygen from the air.

  49. While in the arteries the blood is of a bright red color; but while it is passing through the capillaries the color changes to a bluish red or purple color.

  50. The capillaries of the skin are dilated and tortuous, and the nose assumes a bluish-red colour, and its surface is soft and greasy.

  51. Nasal hæmorrhage usually takes place from one or more dilated capillaries situated at the anterior inferior part of the septum close to the vestibule, and in such cases the bleeding point is readily detected.

  52. A wet sheet pack will cleanse the pores of the skin and invite the blood into the minute capillaries of the surface, and thus prove of great benefit.

  53. After a thorough shampooing, the shower bath is applied, to secure a contraction of the capillaries and a diminution of the perspiration.

  54. The contractile power of the capillaries should be improved.

  55. They compress the capillaries and veins and thus force the blood on through these vessels towards the heart.

  56. Capillaries in which the branches terminate.

  57. The capillaries slowly dilate, the veins enlarge under its gentle stimulus, and small points of perspiration appear upon the surface, which assumes a slight, rosy blush.

  58. When the surface is subjected to cold, the numerous capillaries and minute vessels carrying the blood, contract and diminish in size, increasing the amount of this fluid in the internal organs, thus causing congestion.

  59. The capillaries become clogged and vital action is diminished.

  60. The venous trunk into which the blood from the capillaries flows.

  61. There is a constant pressure in the arteries, hence the flow of blood in the capillaries is always towards the veins, and, when it gets into the veins, it is prevented from flowing back by the valves in those vessels.

  62. It has also been suggested that the capillaries of different organs show varying degrees of permeability, a suggestion to which we will return later.

  63. The intestines stand next in producing a concentrated lymph, and their capillaries are therefore assumed to stand second as regards permeability.

  64. The capillaries finally terminate in the spaces between the structures of the tissue, but whether their free ends are closed or are in open communication with the tissue spaces is still undecided.

  65. Hence it is argued that their capillaries show the least permeability.

  66. Moreover, the tissues are at any time liable to be injured, and the injury as well as damaging many cells may cause rupture of capillaries (as in bruising) with escape of red blood-cells into the tissue spaces.

  67. Variations in the quantity of lymph issuing from different organs have been on this theory ascribed to differences in the permeability of the capillaries of the organs.

  68. Thus as liver lymph is richest in protein content and is produced in greatest amount, it has been concluded that the liver capillaries possess the highest permeability.

  69. The capillaries become full of blood, the air spaces are lessened, and breathing is interfered with.

  70. The capillaries form a network of minute tubes everywhere in the body, but especially near the surface and in the lungs.

  71. The portal circulation, as it is called, is the only part of the circulation where the blood passes through two sets of capillaries on its way from auricle to auricle.

  72. From the capillaries the blood returns, in tubes of gradually increasing diameter, toward the heart again.

  73. Here the vein which carries the blood (called the portal vein) breaks up into capillaries around the cells of the liver, when it gives up sugar to be stored as glycogen.

  74. The first extravasated cells will soon be followed by others in great quantity, so that in six to eight hours veins and capillaries are surrounded with white corpuscles.

  75. The first change to be observed is in the vascular system and within the vessels themselves; this begins with a widening of the small arteries, then of the smaller capillaries and veins.

  76. After death about one-fourth of the blood of the body is found in the tiny capillaries and tissues, blood which by the ordinary methods used today the embalmer is unable to draw.

  77. An expectoration of blood, due to hemorrhage from the mucous membrane of the bronchi, trachea, or larynx and from erosion or rupture of capillaries in lung cavities.

  78. There is a watery infiltration from the minute capillaries and the surrounding tissues between the dermis and the epidermis, causing the latter to loosen and if touched to slip and tear away from the dermis or true skin.

  79. In this layer we also have the termination of the minute capillaries of the skin.

  80. The first effect of the poison or bacilli is to cause hyperemia (swelling) of the lymphatics, the capillaries become engorged and cell infiltration takes place in the solitary glands of the intestines.

  81. Gray)] Capillaries have one wall, which is the continuation of the inner wall of the artery, thus making the capillary so thin that fluid finds its way easily through it into the surrounding tissues.

  82. These capillaries then unite to form the lymph vessels and these then convey the lymph to the subclavian veins.

  83. It causes the veins and capillaries of the face and neck to become congested the same as that caused by the formation of gases in the cavities.

  84. The capillaries are very minute blood vessels, forming a network between the terminating arteries and the commencing veins.

  85. In septicaemia in the human subject, often due to streptococci, the process is similar, but the organisms are found especially in the capillaries of the internal organs and may not be detectable in the peripheral circulation during life.

  86. And although effects may sometimes be produced in a mechanical manner by bacteria plugging capillaries of important organs, e.

  87. On account of the minuteness of their structure, the capillaries were beyond his sight, aided as it was by a magnifying glass merely.

  88. In the cutis one sees that the blood capillaries are just wide enough for the blood-cells to pass through "in single file.

  89. The liquid pus has escaped carrying with it the germs and most of their poisons; the migration of leucocytes has stopped; the capillaries are returning to normal size and now new tissue will grow and fill up this hole.

  90. The leucocytes force their way through the walls of the capillaries and travel towards these germs.

  91. Here it passes through the capillaries round the air cells, loses its carbon dioxid, takes in oxygen, and is gathered up and returned through great return pipes to the receiving chamber, or auricle, of the left side of the heart.

  92. This always breaks capillaries or small veins, making the surface black and blue.

  93. As you learned in your work in minor emergencies, the bleeding from the small veins and capillaries is not usually sufficient to be dangerous, and the pressure of the dressing when put on and bandaged in place will soon stop it.

  94. The blood from the heart has to go through the little capillaries before it gets into the veins, and therefore the force of the heart muscle on the blood in the veins is not so great as in the arteries.

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