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  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of catenate.


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  • But on the contrary when the stomach has previously been rendered torpid by defect of stimulus, as by hunger, if food be too hastily supplied, not only great exertion of the stomach itself succeeds, but fever with strong pulse is induced in consequence; that is, the heart and arteries are excited into more energetic action by the excess of the power of association, which catenates their motions with those of the stomach.

    Zoonomia, Vol. II Or, the Laws of Organic Life


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