Download e-book for kindle: Animal and Vegetable Physiology. 2 Volume Paperback Set: by Peter Mark Roget

By Peter Mark Roget

ISBN-10: 110800007X

ISBN-13: 9781108000079

Below the phrases of the desire of the Oxford pupil Francis Henry, Earl of Bridgewater (1756-1829), Fellow of the Royal Society, absentee rector and prepared manuscript-collector, a sequence of books used to be commissioned, designed to give a contribution to an figuring out of the realm as created by way of God. In 1834 Peter Roget, who was once on the time compiling his celebrated word list, contributed a two-volume treatise to that debatable sequence, which shaped a part of the complicated highbrow historical past to Darwin's paintings on evolution. Roget defined, in a fashion designed to entice a large viewers, the range and complexity of the plant and animal kingdoms, focussing on mechanics within the first quantity and body structure within the moment. The interconnected capabilities of person crops and animals are noticeable as proving God's layout. The arguments came upon the following resonate with debates that proceed this present day, in addition to offering resource fabric for historians of technological know-how.

Show description

Read Online or Download Animal and Vegetable Physiology. 2 Volume Paperback Set: Animal and Vegetable Physiology: Considered with Reference to Natural Theology PDF

Similar physiology books

Carolyn Miller's Biology and Anatomy & Physiology Helps: Tissues PDF

The Biology and Anatomy & body structure is helping sequence is designed to supply a overview of the ambitions and vocabulary coated by way of many teachers. This sequence is in note-like layout to complement any pupil learn consultant and gives a self attempt on the finish of every textual content to assist with fabric evaluate of the subject coated.

Leonard Warren's Bound Carbohydrates in Nature (Lezioni Lincee) PDF

Sure carbohydrates are an enormous and engaging subject in biochemical and melanoma learn. in keeping with a sequence of invited lectures, this e-book specializes in the specified function that certain carbohydrates play in nature and mirror the author's individual profession in biochemical study. another subject matters lined are the houses of membrane glycoproteins, enthusiastic about the resistance of cells to medications, and the metabolism of sugars and sialic acids, either one of which shape a pivotal position within the author's stories.

Color Atlas of Physiology by Agamemnon Despopoulos PDF

Now in its 6th variation, colour Atlas of body structure covers the full topic of human body structure and brilliantly studies every little thing clinical scholars want to know to go their pre-clinical body structure checks. Sections comprise the nerves and muscle tissues, blood, breathing, the cardiovascular approach, digestion, and replica.

Download e-book for iPad: The Central Nervous System Control of Respiration by Gert Holstege, Caroline M. Beers, Hari H. Subramanian

Breathing is without doubt one of the most elementary motor actions the most important for survival of the person. it really is less than overall keep watch over of the imperative apprehensive method, which adjusts breathing intensity and frequency reckoning on the conditions the person unearths itself. consequently this quantity not just reports the fundamental keep an eye on structures of respiratory, positioned within the caudal brainstem, but additionally the better mind areas, that fluctuate intensity and frequency of breathing.

Extra resources for Animal and Vegetable Physiology. 2 Volume Paperback Set: Animal and Vegetable Physiology: Considered with Reference to Natural Theology

Sample text

112. AERATION OF THE SAP. 29 of the cells or vessels, to which they are conducted from the leaves. This, then, is the first modification in the qualities of the sap which it undergoes in those organs. § 4. Aeration of the Sap. A CHEMICAL change much more considerable and important than the preceding is next effected on the sap by the leaves, when they are subjected to the action of light. It consists in the decomposition of the carbonic acid gas, which is either brought to them by the sap itself, or obtained directly from the surrounding atmosphere.

45 and occasion the detachment of the leaves, which thus fall off at the end of each season, making way for those that are to succeed them in the next. § 6. Secretion in Vegetables. the powers of the simpler kinds of cells are adequate to produce in the returning sap the modifications above described, by which it is converted into gummy, saccharine, amylaceous, or ligneous products ; there are other cellular organs, endowed with more extensive powers of chemical action, which effect still greater changes.

The proportion of water which the sap loses by exhalation in the leaves is generally about two-thirds of the whole quantity received ; so that it is only the remaining third that returns to nourish the organs of the plant. It has been ascertained that the water thus evaporated is perfectly pure; or at least does not contain more than a 10,000,OOOth part of the foreign matter with which it was impregnated when first absorbed by the roots. The water thus exhaled, 28 THE VITAL FUNCTIONS. being dissolved by the air the moment it escapes, passes off in the form of invisible vapour.

Download PDF sample

Animal and Vegetable Physiology. 2 Volume Paperback Set: Animal and Vegetable Physiology: Considered with Reference to Natural Theology by Peter Mark Roget


by David
4.4

Rated 4.53 of 5 – based on 15 votes