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Irritation
Irritation. The Term Irritation Is Applied To Express A Condition In Which Some Sensitive Surface Richly Supplied With Nerves Is Subjected To Mechanical Gr Chemical Injury. The Effect Produced On The Sur Face Of The Eye By The Introduction Of Some Small Foreign Body, Like A Grain Of Sand Between ...

Let
Let Us Before We Proceed Further Glance In A Preliminary Way At Some Of The Evils Which, Under A Correct System Of Preventive Medicine, Have To Be Removed From Mankind. Let Us, In Other Words, Glance At Those Phenomena Of Nature Which In Their Variety Constitute What Is Called Disease. ...

Levant Nut Disease From
Disease From Cocculus Indicus, Levant Nut. The Fruit Known Under The Name Of Cocculus Indicus, Or Le Vant Nut, Is Used As A Poison For Killing Fish And Birds. The Kernel Is The Part Employed For This Purpose, And The Active Principle Is A Crystalline Substance Called Picrotorine. The Phenomena ...

Local And Central Preventions
Local And Central Preventions Of Atmospherical Causes Of Disease. Local Sanitary Authorities Ought To Do A Great Deal For The Atmospheres Of Towns By Attending To The Proper Planting Of Trees In Open Places, The Introduction Of Parks And Squares, And The Immediate Removal Of All Sources Of Atmospheric Impurity. ...

Local Authoritative Preventions
Local Authoritative Preventions. But Little Can Be Done By Local Authoritative Action For Prevent Ing The Industrial Diseases. One Suggestion Is, I Think, Worthy Of Being Expressed In This Place. Public Tho Suggestion Is, To Build In All Our Great Industrial Hives Public Work-rooms For The Use Of Those Industrials ...

Local Authoritative Preventions_2
Local Authoritative Preventions. Constitution Of Local Authorities. It Is A Good Practice In The Formation Of Local Boards For Sanitary Purposes To Elect From All Classes Of The Community, Which Are Eligible For Election, The Persons Whose Duty It Is To Carry Out The Details Of Administration. It Would Be ...

Local Authoritative Rules For
Local Authoritative Rules For Prevention. Local Authorities Have At Command Powers Which Should En Able Them To Unite Their Authority With That Of Personal Care For The Prevention Of The Parasitic Diseases. These, In Fact, Are Just The Diseases Which A Local Authority Can Control. In Every Locality Local Authority ...

Local Authoritative Rules For_2
Local Authoritative Rules For Prevention. It Should Be The Business Of Every Local Central Authority To Apply The Same Preventive Measures For The Protection Of The Community At Large As The Householder Applies To His Small Com Munity. Removal Of Contagious Material. Town Drainage. The First Rule Is To Drain ...

Local Diseases Of The
Local Diseases Of The Nervous System. In The Nervous System The Parts And Organs Subject To Disease Are The Brain And Its Membranes; The Spinal Cord And Its Mem Branes; The Nervous Cords And Their Peripheral Surfaces; The Ganglia And Nerves Of The Sympathetic Chain. The Diseases Of The Nervous ...

Lupus Noli Me Tangere
Lupus. Noli Me Tangere. "a Spreading Tuberculous Inflammation Of The Skin, Usually Of The Face, Tending To Destructive Ulceration." There Are Two Varie Ties :— Chronic Lupus; Fixed, Or Not Spreading. Lupus Excedens; Extending Or Spreading Lupus. Rodent Ulcer. A Gnawing Ulcer, Or Destructive Ulceration Going Very Deeply Into The ...

Malignant Cholera
Malignant Cholera. Specifically, The Cholera. Called Also Asiatic Cholera, Serous Cholera, Spasmodic Cholera, And Defined, Graphically, By The Royal College As " An Epidemic Disease, Characterized By Vomiting And Purging, With Evacuations Like Rice Water, Accompanied By Cramps, And Resulting In Suppression Of Urine And Collapse." The Disease Is Of ...

Mechanical Injuries
Mechanical Injuries. Mechanical Injuries To The Mother Occurring During Childbirth Are Somewhat Common And May Be Very Severe, Leading To Long Standing And Troublesome Affections. These Injuries Consist Of Ruptures Or Lacerations Of Parts Involved In The Act Of Parturition, And Are Classed Under Four Divisions: (a) Rupture Or Laceration ...

Meteorological Atmospherical
Atmospherical, Meteorological, Climatic Causes Of Disease. It Is One Of The Commonest As Well As One Of The Oldest Ob Servations, That Some Diseases Affecting The Bodies Of Men And Ani Mals Are Due To Atmospherical Conditions, And To Climatic Changes. We Attribute, Usually, The Contraction Of Colds Or Catarrhs ...

Nasal Catarrh Coryza
Nasal Catarrh. Coryza. Under The Respiratory System Is Included All The Organs And Parts Concerned In The Act Of Respiration Or Breathing; The Nos Trils, Larynx, And Glottis; The Trachea Or Windpipe; The Bronchial Tubes; The Structure Of The Lung Proper, Including The Air-vesicles; The Pulmonic Vascular Plexuses; The Nervous ...

Nervous Exhaustion From Secret
Nervous Exhaustion From Secret Immoral Habit. It Would Be Shirking Truth For The Purpose Of Avoiding A Pain Ful And Unpleasant Subject Were No Mention To Be Made Of A Ner Vous Disease Incident To A Habit Which Is Often Acquired By The Young Of Both Sexes. In This Affection ...

Operations On Systemic Divisions
Operations On Systemic Divisions Of The Body. Operations On Part Connected With The Digestive System. A Large Number Of Operations Have To Be Performed On Parts Connected With The Digestive Canal. Removal Of Portions Of The Lip For Cancerous Disease; Removal Of Salivary Calculus, Of Epulis, And Other Growths Connected ...

Organic Changes Of Minute
Organic Changes Of Minute Circulation. That Changes Of The Most Important Kind For The Production Of Disease Are Induced By Long-continued Or Repeated Disturbance In The Minute Circulation Is A Fact Which Day By Day Is Being More And More Recognized By The Physician. In Particular, It Is Now Known ...

Organic Diseases Of The
Organic Diseases Of The Structure Of The Heart. The Heart, An Organ Composed Of Muscular Fibre, Is Subject To Diseases Of Its Own True Structure, And To Diseases Arising From Nervous Or Functional Disorder. The First Of These Are The Organic Diseases Of The Heart, And They Range As Follow ...

Organic Diseases Of The_2
Functional, Organic Diseases Of The Intermediate, Minute Vascular System. Between The Arteries And The Veins There Exists The Wide Spread Surface Or Net-work Of Communicating Blood-vessels, Which We Already Know As The Minute Circulation. To These Vessels The Term Capillary, Capilluse, Hair, Was Once Applied. The Term Still Retains Its ...

Other Diseases From Imitation
Other Diseases From Imitation. Pulmonary Consumption. In Addition To Diseases Of The Motional Type Arising From Moral Contagion, There Are Others Which Take A Less Vehement But Hardly Less Anxious Character. Symptoms Of Consumption May Thus Be Simulated, And I Have Known The History Of An Instance Of This Kind. ...

Parasites As Causes Of
Parasites As Causes Of Disease. The Reader Who Has Studied Carefully The History Of Disease In The Part Of This Work Devoted To The Description Of Local Diseases Of Natural Origin, Will Easily Have Connected Many Of The Parasites Described In The Last Chapter With The Diseases In Which They ...

Parasitic Conditions
Parasitic Conditions. There Is Another State Of The Corporeal Organs Or Structures In Which The Change Which Constitutes The Condition Of Disease Is Due To The Introduction Of New Forms Of Animal Life Which Multiply, And By Their Presence And Multiplication Create Local, And, From The Local, General, Derangement Of ...

Parasitic Diseases Of The
Parasitic Diseases Of The Skin. The List Of The Royal College Supplies The Names Of Ten Dis Eases Or Affections Of The Skin As Due To Parasites Or To Irritation From Parasitic Living Forms. In Respect To Certain Of These As Specific Causes Of The Affections With Which They Are ...

Peritonitis
Peritonitis. The Peritoneum, Or Delicate Investing Serous Membrane Of The Intestines And Abdominal Cavity, Is Subject To Various Local Condi Tions Of Disease. Inflammation Of The Peritoneal Membrane Is Called Peritonitis. It Is An Inflammatory Condition Of Extreme Danger, And Is Usually Attended With High Febrile Excitement And Acute Pain. ...

Personal Rules For Prevention
Personal Rules For Prevention. The Prevention Of Descent Of Disease By Hereditary Taint Can Only Be Systematically Secured From Its Origin By Such Measures As Shall Arrest Or Check The Intermarriage Of Disease. By Most Persons It Is Supposed That This Mode Of Prevention Is Necessary Only For Persons Of ...

Personal Rules For Preventions
Personal Rules For Preventions. Rules For The Various Seasons. The First Personal Rule For Preventing Diseases From Seasonal Influences Should Be Based On The Facts Collected By Mr. Milner, And Epitomized At Pp. 526-7. It Should Be Remembered That The Body Becomes Heavier During The Summer Months, Lighter During The ...

Personal Rules For Prevention_2
Personal Rules For Prevention. Removal Of Contagious Material. House Drainage. The First Personal Rule For Prevention Is To Take Every Precau Tion Not To Let Susceptible People, And Especially The Susceptible Young, Be Exposed To The Contagion Of The Zymotic Diseases. Thus In All Schools Where The Young Congregate, As ...

Personal Rules For Prevention_3
Personal Rules For Prevention. In The Prevention Of Diseases Arising From Accidental Injuries, With Special Reference To Those Injuries Occurring From Industrial Labor, The Personal Element Of Prevention Is Naturally The First To Be Considered. In This Consideration Must, However, Be Included Not Only The Workers Themselves, But Those For ...

Physical Local Injuries
Physical Local Injuries. Physical Injuries Affecting The Body Are Once More Defined According To The Part Or Region Of The Body In Which They Occur. The Official Record Defines Them In This Manner As Injuries Incident To The Head, The Face, The Eye, The Neck, The Chest, The Back, The ...

Plague
Plague. Plague Is Defined As "a Specific Fever, Attended With Bubo, 'boil,' Of The Inguinal Glands Of The Groin," And Other Glands, And " Occasionally With Carbuncles." It Is The Pest Or Pestilentia, Black Death, Of The Old Writers, And At One Period It Invaded This Country, Though It Has ...

Poisoning By Vegetable Substances
Poisoning By Vegetable Substances. Instances Still Occur In Which Peculiar Forms Of Disease Are Produced By Accidental Feeding On Vegetable Substances Which Are Poisonous. Fortunately These Accidents Are Much Less Frequent Than They Were In Former Times; But, The College Authorities Still Refer To The Disease Known As Ergotism Produced ...

Preventions Of Disease
Preventions Of Disease. The First Question Is One Of Exceeding Difficulty, Except When, As In The Course Of The Acquired Diseases, And A Few Of The Natural, We See The Cause Lying Plainly Before Us. In The Large Majority Of Diseases The Original Cause Is Either Concealed, Or Is So ...

Preventions Of Parasitical Disease
Prevention's Of Parasitical Disease. For The Prevention Of All The Parasitical Causes Of Disease There Is One Sole Method, A Method Which Is As Effective As It Is Simple, And That Is To Be Clean; For The Diseases Induced By Parasitic Growths Of All Kinds, With One Or Two Partial ...

Preventions Of Senile Disease
Preventions Of Senile Disease. The Rules For The Prevention Of Senile Disease Are All Personal. They Should Begin In Youth. It Should Be A Rule Amongst Grown-up Persons Never To Subject Children To Mental Shocks And Unnecessary Griefs. When In The Surrounding Of The Child Life Some Grave Calamity Has ...

Preventions Of Zymotic Diseases
Preventions Of Zymotic Diseases. At Irst Sight It Would Appear To Be An Incredible Task To Sup Press The Great Class Of Diseases Which Come Under The Head Of Diseases Of Zymotic Origin; And Yet It Is True That These Diseases Are, Of All Those Of Natural Origin, The Most ...

Puerperal Fever Childbed Fever
Puerperal Fever. Childbed Fever. An Acute Form Of Contagious Fever Occurring In Women Dur Ing Or After Childbirth, Usually A Few Days After Childbirth. The Poison Of This Fever May Be Communicated By Those Who Attend Her To The Childbed Woman, And It Is So Conveyed In Many Instances. But ...

Pulmonary Phthisis Consumption A
Pulmonary Phthisis. Consumption. A. Condition Including Various Phases And Characters Of Dis Ease, In Which The Lungs Are The Active Seats Of The Evil. Nu Merous Terms Are Used By Physicians To Indicate The Different Phases Of The Particular Affection, Which, Under Its Constitutional Designation, Is Called Consumption Or Phthisis ...

Purpura Land Scurvy
Purpura. Land-scurvy. A Disease In Which The Surfaces Of The Body Are Affected With Small Purple Spots Or Blotches Of Effused Blood, But Without Fever. The Blood Is Exceedingly Fluid, With A Tendency To The Separation Of Its Fibrine. There Are Two Varieties Of Purpura. Simple :—in Which There Is ...

Relapsing Or Famine Fever
Relapsing Or Famine Fever. A Fever Which Breaks Out In Ill-fed, Badly-housed, Or Rather Closely-housed Communities. In Some Respects It Resembles Ty Phus, But Differs In The Absence Of An Eruption And In The Circum Stance That The Onset Is Direct, I.e., Without Preliminary Signs, And That The Febrile Attacks, ...

Remittent Fever
Remittent Fever. A Fever Occurring Occasionally In This Country, But More Fre Quently In Warmer Climates, In Which, With Paroxysmal Attacks Of High Fever, As In Ague, Bnt At Less Regular Intervals, There Is A Yellowness Of The Skin Something Like That Which Characterizes Yellow Fever. The Disease In Temperate ...

Rickets
Rickets. A Disease Briefly And Sharply Defined By The College, As —" A Constitutional Disease Of Early Childhood, Manifested By Curvature Of The Shafts Of The Long Bones And Enlargement Of Their Extremities." The Disease Arises From A Deficiency Of Earthy Matter In The Bones. Cretinism. A Disease Equally Well ...

Rules For Personal Preventions
Rules For Personal Preventions. The Personal Rules Which Require To Be Carried Out In Order To Keep In Check The Social And Psychical Causes Of Disease Embrace All Those Various Attentions To Domestic, Individual, And Scholastic Life Which Tend To Make Existence Truly Agreeable, Chaste, Cleanly, And Free From Care. ...

Scarlet Fever Febris Rubra
Scarlet Fever. Febris Rubra. A Very Contagious And Often Fatal Disease, Marked By A Uni Versal Red Rash Over The Body With High Fever, Strawberry Tongue, And With Redness And, Sometimes, Ulceration Of The Throat. The Period Of Incubation Is Usually Considered Six To Eight Days, But May Be Not ...

Senile Degenerative Causes Of
Senile Degenerative Causes Of Disease. To All These Various Classes Of Disease, Divided, So Far, In Re Spect To Origin, Into Six Groups, Must Be Added Those Changes Which Are Specially Incident To Old Age, And Which Are Said To In Dicate The Progress Of Senile Decrepitude And Decay. Each ...

Small Pox Variola
Small-pox. Variola. An Extremely Contagious Affection, Marked By An Eruption Over The Body Containing Matter Or Pus, And Called Pustules. The Period Of Incubation Is Twelve Days. The Crisis Is About The Eighth Day Of Eruption, But Is Not Very Definite. Varieties. Distinct —each Pustule Of The Eruption Distinct. Confluent. ...

Social And Psychical Origins
Social And Psychical Origins And Causes Of Disease. We Have Traced Out In Detail In The History Of The Acquired Diseases, Most Of The Causes Which Are At Work To Produce Those Diseases. It Remains For Me Now To Summarize A Few, And These The Most Prominent, Of Origins And ...

Special Diseases From Surgical
Special Diseases From Surgical Operations. The Special Diseases Or Conditions Of Disease Which Follow Upon Surgical Operations Are Not Extensive As A Class, But Are, Unfortunately, Of Serious Moment When They Arise. Shock. The Most Immediate Of The Bad Results From A Surgi Cal Operation Is What Is Called Surgical ...

Starvation
Starvation. The Natural Accident Of Starvation Is Presented Under Three Sets Of Circumstances. 1. From Actual Deprivation Of Food, Ab Solute Famine. 2. From Deprivation Of Certain Portions Of Food Which Are Essential To Life. 3. From Inability To Swallow Food, Owing To Disease Or Obstruction In The Canal Leading ...

Still And Premature Berth
Still And Premature Berth. The College Authorities Place Under The Head Of " Conditions Not Necessarily Associated With General Or Local Diseases," Still And Premature Birth. These Accidents, Occurring Naturally, Are Due To A Series Of Causes Rather Than To Any One Particular Cause. They Are Sometimes Due To Accidents ...

Summary Of The Hypotheses
Summary Of The Hypotheses On Zymotic Diseases. . The First Assumes For The Cause A Vegetable Parasite Which Exists Outside The Body And Which Carried Into It Sets Up A Fer Mentation, If There Be Pabulum In The Body To Undergo The Process Of Fermentation, And Is Itself Reproduced So ...

Surgical Operations
Surgical Operations. Surgical Operations, Although They Can Scarcely Be Considered As Induced Diseases, Because They Are Performed Under Necessity, Yield Nevertheless A Certain Mortality, And Must Not Therefore Be Passed Over Without Mention. The Success Or Failure Ending In Death From Surgical Operations Rests Upon Many Circumstances. The Skill Of ...

Sycosis Mentagra
Sycosis Mentagra. Sycosis Is An Eruption Of A Tubercular Character, Affecting The Bearded Part Of The Face Or The Hairy Scalp. The Tubercles Are Large, Often The Size Of A Pea, Hard, And At First Inflamed. After A Time They Yield Pus Or Matter Which, Mixing With The Hair, Causes ...

Sympathetic Convulsion
Sympathetic Convulsion. Under The Term Sympathy Various Kinds Of Disease Of The Motional Type Have Been Observed. In 17s7 A Girl Working At A Cotton Manufactory At Hodden Bridge In Lancashire Put A Mouse Into The Bosom Of Another Girl, Who Was Immediately Thrown Into A Fit, With Violent Convulsions ...

Tarantism
Tarantism. Later On, Towards The Close Of The Fifteenth Century, There Broke Out In Italy A Motional Disease, Which Took The Peculiar Name Of Tarantism, Because It Was Believed To Be Caused By The Bite Of The Tarantula, A Ground Spider Common In Apulia. Perotti, Who Describes This Plague, States ...

Teeth Diseases Op The
Diseases Op The Osseous System Or Skeleton, Teeth. The Bones On Their Exterior Are Covered With A Strong Sensitive Membrane, The Periostemn, From Which, As The Researches Of M. Oilier So Ably Proved, The Bony Structure Is Secreted, So That Periosteum Being In Contact With Many Vital Tissues, New Bone ...

The Absorbent And Glandular
The Absorbent And Glandular System. The Absorbent And Glandular System Is Made Up Of A Series Of Tubes And Of Masses Of Fleshy-looking Matter Which Are Called Glands, And Which Are Dispersed Over Various Parts Of The Body. If We Continued Our Plan Of Looking Through The Man We Should ...

The Blood In Relation
The Blood In Relation To Disease. In The Whole Of The Present Chapter We Have Been Treating Of A System Of Vessels And Tubes Constructed For The Purpose Of Con Veying Blood Through The Various Parts Of The Body. It Remains For Me To Add A Few Sentences On The ...

The Circulatory System
The Circulatory System. Keeping Our Minds Still Intent On Studying The Construction Of The Body During Life, Looking Through The Man, We Should Observe That The Fluids Prepared By The Process Of Digestion Find Their Entrance Into Another Tubular System By Which They Are Car Ried Round The Body In ...

The Congenital Class Of
The Congenital Class Of Causes. Diseases Coming Down To Man From Birth May Have For Their Cause Some Peculiarity In The Condition Of The Parents. Or, They May Indicate That The Parents Have Been Placed In Conditions Favorable To The Development Of Disease. Or, They May Show That Some Accident ...

The Digestive System
The Digestive System. In The Trunk Of The Body, We Should First Observe A Tube Which The Ancients Very Correctly Called The Prime Rice, The First Ways, And 'which We Moderns Call The Digestive, Or Alimentary Tube. The Tube Is Truly The First Way. It Is The Canal Which Receives ...

The Great Plagues In
The Great Plagues. In The Nomenclature Of The Royal College Of Physicians, On The Lines Of Which, With Few Exceptions, I, As A Rule, Proceed, The General Diseases That Affect Mankind, As Apart From The Local Con Ditions Of Disease, Are Divided Into Two Grand Classes : Namely, Into Diseases ...

The Hereditary Class Of
The Hereditary Class Of Causes. The Hereditary Class Of Causes, As Distinct From The Congenital, Have Usually, As We Have Seen, This Peculiarity, That The Inherited Disease Is Not Necessarily Present, And Indeed Is Not Often Present Until After, It May Be Many Years After, Birth. The Distinguish Ing Mark ...

The Membranous System
The Membranous System. Our Last Survey Would Extend To Those Surfaces Of The Body Of The Living Man Which Constitute The Membranous System. The Anatomist Would Point To The Skin As The Most Obvious Of Those Surfaces. He Would Tell Us That This Skin Surface Consists Of Two Layers, One ...

The Muscular System
The Muscular System. Keeping Our Minds Still On The Living Man, We Should See In Him A Set Of Organs That, Under Various Impulses, Are Excited To Movements By Which Parts Of The Body, As The Limbs, Or The Whole Of The Body, May Be Moved. These The Anatomist Would ...

The Nervous Or Neuro
The Nervous Or Neuro Hypothesis. When, At The Commencement Of The Registrar-general's Re Ports, Dr. William Farr Formularized The List Of Diseases Belong Ing To The Zymotic Class, The View Started By Liebig Of The Cause Of Zymosis Or Fermentation Was The Accepted View. Liebig Sug Gested That In Organic ...

The Nervous Systems
The Nervous Systems. Keeping Oar Attention Still Directed On The Construction Of The Living Man, Looking Through Him Still, We Should Remark That In Parts Of His Organism, On The Terminals Of His Vascular System, There Are Certain Solid Organs From Which Spring An Infinite Num Ber Of Cords And ...

The Sensory System
The Sensory System. While Yet Our Minds Were Occupied With The Task Of Observing The Construction Of The Nervous Organization We Should See Con Nected With Certain Parts Of It A Special Adaptation For Bringing It Into Communication With The Motions Of The External World. We Should Discover In Connection ...

The Vegetable Parasitic Hypothesis
The Vegetable Parasitic Hypothesis. The Strongest Evidence In Favor Of The Origin Of Zymotic Dis Eases From Living Parasitic Cells Or Germs Is Derived From Analogy; And, Indeed, We May Say That The Hypothesis Rests, Considerably, Upon Analogy. What That Analogy Is Has Been Admirably Stated By Dr. John Dougall ...

The Vital Germ Hypothesis
The Vital Germ Hypothesis. The Author Of The Vital Germ Hypothesis, One Of The Most Illustrious Of The Original Thinkers And Workers Of This Day, Dr. Lionel Beale, Supports His Views In The Following Manner. Ile Argues That In The Body During Life There Are Two Condi Tions Of Matter ...

Theories And Hypotheses On
Theories And Hypotheses On Zymotic Disease. Before Entering Into The Description Of The Theories Or Hypoth Eses As To Mode Of Origin Of Zymosis, Or Fermentation, Within The Body, It Is Necessary To Consider Some Points Relating To Zymosis Itself. I Would Begin By Repeating A View Which I Advanced ...

Tiie Respiratory System
Tiie Respiratory System. From The Circulation And The Parts Of Which It Is, As A Sys Tem, Composed, We Would Next, Naturally, Turn To The Respiratory System At Which We Did Already Briefly Glance When Our Attention Was Directed To The Course Of The Blood From The Right To The ...

Tobacco Smoking
Tobacco Smoking. Ever Since The Habit Of Smoking Tobacco Has Been Introduced Into Civilized Communities Its Bad Influence Upon The Health Has Been Acknowledged By All Who Have Cared To Look The Subject Plainly In The Face. Even The Advocates Of Smoking Are Often Constrained To Admit That The Habit ...

Typhlitis
Typhlitis. Under This Term The College Authorities Define A Disease Which Consists Of Inflammation Of The Mucous Membrane Lining The Me Cum Or Large Pouch In The Right Lower Side Of The Abdomen, The Pouch In Which The Small Intestine Ends, And From Which The Colon Or Large Intestine Takes ...

Weather And Season As
Weather And Season As Causes Of Disease. The Distinguished Arbuthnot Was Of Opinion That Every Season Has Its Special Diseases, A View Which He Supported Most Ably, And Which, As The Facts About To Be Stated Will Show, Is Sustained In A Remarkable Degree By Modern Investigation. The Prevalence Of ...

Whooping Cough Or Pertussis
Whooping Cough Or Pertussis. A Disease Beginning As A Cold And Attended With Spasmodic Cough Coming On In Paroxysms And Often, By The Violence Of The Cough, Causing Disease Of The Lungs. It Is Attended At First With Some Febrile Disturbance, And In All Stages It Is Communicable. At The ...

Zymosis Or Ferment As
Zymosis Or Ferment As A Cause Of Disease The Idea Of Fermentation As A Cause Of Disease Is Very Old. At Various Times It Has Been Held Up As The Origin Of All Diseases Which Run A Definite Course, And Which Seem To Be Communicable From One Person To Another. ...