Título: Mémoire sur l'usage de l'epiglotte dans la ...
Editorial: Paris: Méquignon-Marvis, 1813
Año de publicación: 1813
Condición del libro: Fine
Edición: 1st Edition
FIRST BOOKFORM EDITION. 8 vo. Modern French boards with lea. label on spine. (4), 36 pp. With half-title. A fine copy. G-M 985.1: "Magendie (1783-1855) showed that the epiglottis is not necessary for swallowing, which disproved the accepted doctrine that the epiglottis was necessary to cover the glottis to prevent food from entering the trachea." This first appeared in volume V (1813) of the 'Proces-verbaux de l'Académie des Sciences', and here is first separately printed and includes 'Mémoire sur un moyen trés-simple d'apercevoir des images qui se forment au fond de l'oeil' (pp. 27-36) also by Megendie. This ".describes his method of demonstrating retinal images using the eye of an albino rat." (H.F. Norman Lib. Cat. 1415). Wellcome IV.24. Not in the other usual medical collections. N° de ref. de la librería 000295
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