Animal and Vegetable Physiology Considered with Reference to Natural Theology: The mechanical functions

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William Pickering, 1834
 

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Animal cellular substance
100
Blood vessel
103
Fi Page 107 Directions of the fibres in the component strata
107
Striated surface of the scale of the Cyprinus alburnus Heisinger
116
Section of the bulbs of hair magnified
117
Quill of Porcupine F Cuvier
121
Muscle in a state of relaxation
129
Muscular structure of the Eardrum Home
136
Longitudinal muscular fibres of a bloodvessel
137
Muscular fibres of the Heart id
138
to 141 Feetjaws belonging to the first second
139
The Mechanical Functions in Zoo
142
Magnified view of a Sponge Grant
149
Lobularia Alcyoniumpelasgica Deterville
162
Sertularia pelasgica Deterville
165
Corallium rubrum id
166
Pennatula phosphorea Ellis
174
n pc
175
to76ModeofprogressionofthefyfrainrufwTrembley
178
Vorticella cyathina Muller
183
Proteus diffluens id
187
Volvox globator id
188
Brachionus urceolaris id
189
Medusa pulmo Macri
192
Beroe ovatus Bruguiere
194
Actinia rufa original
198
Asterias serrulata Bruguiere
199
Ambulacra and feet of Asterias viewed from the under side Reaumur
201
Polygonal pieces composing the test of the Echinus
204
Mollusca
213
Shell of Unio batava Goldfuss
217
Adductor muscle of Oyster Hunterian Museum
218
Shell of Pholas candida with abductor muscle Osier
220
Foot of Cardium edule Reaumur
221
Planorbus cornutus Cuvier
227
Magnified view of the strise on the surface of Mother of Pearl Herschel
232
shells
234
Shell of Achatina zebra De Blainville
242
Shell of the same when completely formed id
246
Transverse section of the shell of the Cypraa exan thema Huterian Museum
248
Transverse section of the same Bruguiere
251
Inner surface of the Epiphragma of the Helix pomatia De Blainville
253
Clio borealis Cuvier
258

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