Image from page 9 of "Some apostles of physiology : being an account of their lives and labours, labours that have contributed to the advancement of the healing art as well as to the prevention of disease" (1902)
Title: Some apostles of physiology : being an account of their lives and labours, labours that have contributed to the advancement of the healing art as well as to the prevention of disease
Year: 1902 (1900s)
Authors: Stirling, William, 1851-1932
Subjects: Physiology Physiologists Physiology
Publisher: London : Priv. print. by Waterlow and sons limited
Contributing Library: West Virginia University Libraries
Digitizing Sponsor: LYRASIS Members and Sloan Foundation
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[COPYRIGHT— ENTERED AT STATIONERS HALL.] TO WALTER WHITEHEAD. PRESIDENT OF THE BRITISH MEDICAL ASSOCIATION, 1902, Consulting Surgeon to the Royal Infirmary, Manchester, Late Professor of Clinical Surgery In the Victoria University and the Owens College, WHOSE LOVE OF ART AND WHOSE LIBERALITY HAVE MADE IT POSSIBLE TO ISSUE THIS VOLUME IN A MANNER WORTHY OF THE EVENT IT IS DESIGNED TO CELEBRATE. MCMII.
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FROM CAROLUS STEPHANUS, 1545. TO THS T(E^T>E%^ T HAVE written this brief account of the lives ofsome of those who, directly or indirectly, havecontributed to the advancement of Physiology, or, touse the old phrase, The Institutes of Medicine,solely as a labour of love and in no sense as a task.For many years past in my lectures I have been in thehabit of giving a short sketch of the lives and showingthe printed works of some or most of these illustrious Apostles, and of many of their colleagues. Thesenotes as now printed are not intended to give a con-secutive history of Physiology, but in arranging thesubject-matter I have followed a roughly chrono-logical sequence. All the portraits are of those whohave joined the majority. The illustrations in thetext are all taken from the originals in the works inwhich they occur. One plate I have added toillustrate the powerful, vigorous, and artistic treatmentof dissections of the muscles by D. Bucretius, andthe quaint, not to say picturesqu
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