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Grundriss der Physiologie für Vorlesungen. Nach der vierten lateinischen mit den Verbesserungden und Zusätzen des herrn Prof. Wrisberg in Göttingen, vermehrten Ausgabe aufs neue übersetzt, und mit Anmerkungen vershehen durch herrn hofrath Sömmerring . m

HALLER, ALBRECHT VON; HEINRICH AUGUST WRISBERG; SAMUEL THOMAS VON SOEMMERRING; PHILIPP FRIEDRICH THEODOR MECKEL

Published by Haude und Spener, 1788
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8vo. Contemporary leather binding. Collation: viii, 710 pp. 2nd German Edtion of translation of Primae Lineae Physiologie with improvements and additions by Wrisberg Gotting and Konrad F. Uden. Binding and text in very good condition. "Although Haller had many interests and talents, he was chiefly a physiologist, and one of his greatest contributions to physiology was his demonstration that irritability is a specific property of all muscle tissue and that sensibility is the exclusive property of nervous tissue. (The Primae Lineae Physiologie), first published in 1747, contains many of the ideas that Haller later developed more fully in Elementa physiologiae corporis humani, including his resonance theory, similar to that already advanced by Du Verney and to that of Helmholtz more than one hundred years later." (Eimas & Heirs Hippocrates) Although Haller had many interests and talents, he was chiefly a physiologist, and one of his greatest contributions to physiology was his demonstration that irritability is a specific property of all muscle tissue and that sensibility is the exclusive property of nervous tissue. (The Primae Lineae Physiologie), first published in 1747, contains many of the ideas that Haller later developed more fully in Elementa physiologiae corporis humani, including his resonance theory, similar to that already advanced by Du Verney and to that of Helmholtz more than one hundred years later." (Eimas & Heirs Hippocrates) Haller was a noted Swiss phyisican, naturalist, botanist and poet who made major and significant contributions to medicine, botany and bibliography for both. (Heirs 882 for 1st French). Bookseller Inventory # 0000442

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Title: Grundriss der Physiologie für Vorlesungen. ...

Publisher: Haude und Spener

Publication Date: 1788

Binding: Contemporary calf

Book Condition:Very Good

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