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  • In consequence of this irritation the whole system, that machinery of which the centres are the motive power -- acts irregularly; and hence fever, local congestions and inflammations, disturbance of the secerning organs, &c, ensue.

    An Epitome of Practical Surgery, for Field and Hospital.

  • The idea was long entertained that Pus was a veritable secretion, poured out from the vessels under certain abnormal circumstances, and subject to all the laws which control the products of secerning organs generally.

    An Epitome of Practical Surgery, for Field and Hospital.

  • The secerning Organs having lost their guiding and controlling principle fail in the performance of their legitimate functions.

    An Epitome of Practical Surgery, for Field and Hospital.

  • Such are those of the secerning and absorbent systems of vessels, where the action of the gland produces a fluid, which stimulates the mouths of its correspondent absorbents.

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

  • By this temporary insanity, the effect of the voluntary power upon the whole of his system was increased; as in the cases of dropsy above mentioned, it would appear, that the increased action of the voluntary faculty of the sensorium affected the absorbent system, as well as the secerning one.

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

  • The sweats appear in consequence of the declension of the hot fit, owing to the absorbent vessels of the skin losing their increased action sooner than the secerning ones; and to the evaporation lessening as the skin becomes cooler.

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

  • _ Divided spine, called also Hydrorachitis, as well as the Hydrocephalus externus, are probably owing in part to a defect of ossification of the spine and cranium; and that the collection of fluid beneath them may originate from the general debility of the system; which affects both the secerning, and absorbent vessels.

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

  • When the stomach and the heart and arteries are rendered torpid in fevers, not only the cutaneous, cellular, and pulmonary absorbents are excited to act with greater energy; but also their correspondent capillaries and secerning vessels or glands, especially perhaps those of the skin, are induced into more energetic action.

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

  • Hence the absorbents ceasing to act, and the secerning vessels continuing some time longer to pour out the mucus, a copious thin discharge is produced, which trickles down the nostrils in cold weather.

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

  • For first, no increase of heat arises from this action of vomiting; which always occurs, when the secerning system is stimulated into action.

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

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