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Title: Leçons sur la physiologie et la pathologie du système nerveux.
Description: Paris, J.B. Baillièire et fils, 1858. In 2 vols. w. 130 ills. Turn of the century half vellum over marbled brds., spine lettered in red. Hirsch I, 486/8; Osler 1509: Rotschuh Tab., nrs. 523, 882, 990, 1480, 2162: G&M. 1399 & 5903: Waller 957: Dampier 259: 'Bernard's third great discovery was the function of what are called vaso-motor nerves, which are put into motion involuntarily by sensory impulses and control the blood vessels.' : Contient de la découverte de l 'action vaso-motrice du grand sympathique par laquelle se règle le calibre des vaisseaux ': '...the full exposition of his views, and even the statement of some of the original facts, can only be found in his published lectures' (Enc. Brit. 11th. ed. Vol. 3, 798).:'Horner's syndrom' was first described on pp. 473/4. It is proof that the sympathetic governs the pupillary, vasomotor, sudomotor and pilomotor functions. (Comp. G&M). Garrison 545: Discovery of vein widening after irritation of the N. Lingualis etc. glycogenic function of the liver, and succeeded in isolation of glycogen.: Brazier, 39 'His famous textbook, published in 1858, taught students that there were direct connections not only between the dorsal and ventral roots but also between cells in the two sides of the spinal is of interest ...that before the neuron doctrine was developed, there was a textbook which suggested that interaction of nerve cells could result not only in excitation but in inhibition.': Good copy of the first ed. of one of his chief works.

Keywords: pathology nervous system physiology neurology Toon neuropathology neurophysiology medicine

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- Book number: 1811