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  1. ... more (See page 114) Pills ; they begin to act on the system at once, and tend to warm ... end of two hours the calomel begins to act on the liver, either directly or indirectly, with the ...
  2. ... the bend of the elbow, so as to act on the fore-arm and draw it into the ... them like a thin covering, they can so act on it as to make it assume various changes ...
  3. NLM Digital Collections - Human anatomy (Volume 1) 
    Publication: Philadelphia : Lea and Blanchard, 1849
    ... stylo-glossi muscles retract the tongue; they also act on its margins, and elevate them; if the genio- ... the spinal column. The latissimus dorsi, when it acts on the shaft of the humerus, necessarily draws it ...
  4. ... of those means which are cal- culated to act on the extremities of the vessels themselves; which means ... under similar circumstances. It is probable that it acts on the mucous membrane of the bronchial tubes, in ...
  5. ... by the agency of the mind; the second act on the body directly.1 1. REMEDIA PSYCHICA���PSYCHICAL ... this to be the fact." 0. "Gentle friction acts on the same sense; and a combination is still ...
  6. NLM Digital Collections - Conversations on chemistry : in which the elements of that science are familiarly explained ... 
    Publication: [New Haven, Conn.] : From Sidney's Press for Increase Cooke & Co., book-sellers, N. Haven, 1813
    ... You will see with what violence these will act on each other. Caroline. But what metal is it ... the purpose. Caustic potash, as we already observed, acts on the 155 skin, and animal fibre, in virtue ...
  7. NLM Digital Collections - A treatise on the practice of medicine (Volume 1) 
    Publication: Philadelphia : Grigg & Elliot, 1838
    ... the intestines were suffered to remain, undisturbed, to act on their delicate lining membrane. To one not thoroughly ... reason why different agents manifest peculiar tendencies to act on different parts of the system. Without doubt when ...
  8. ... torre- fied to acidify the sulphur, which then acts on the clay, and forms the alum. 2. The ... ammonia oxvdizes and then dis- solves. But it acts on many of the metallic oxydes. At a high ...
  9. NLM Digital Collections - The American dispensatory, containing the operations of pharmacy : together with the natural, ... 
    Publication: Philadelphia : Published by Thomas Dobson and Son ..., William Fry, printer, 1818
    ... however is unnecessary. Carbonat of lime does not act on muriat of ammonia till a considerable heat be ... they contained is expelled, their elements begin to act on each other, and to form binary, or at ...
  10. NLM Digital Collections - A dictionary of arts and sciences (Volume 2) 
    Publication: Philadelphia : Published by Isaac Peirce ..., 1815-1816
    ... necessary agent. The gluten is altered, and probably acts on the starch; for if we examine the paste ... seems, indeed, that a strong electrical shock generally acts on fulminating substances like the blow of a hammer. ...
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