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Observations on certain parts of the animal oeconomy

Author: John Hunter
Publisher: London : Sold at no. 13, Castle-Street, Leicester-Square, MDCCLXXXVI [1786]
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Some observations of Hunter about the secondary sexual characteristics in birds, the air sac in birds, the structure of the placenta along with the original description of the olfactory nerves are included in this book.
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Genre/Form: Early works
Essays
Classical Works
Rare Materials, 1700s
Early works to 1800
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Hunter, John, 1728-1793.
Observations on certain parts of the animal oeconomy.
London : Sold at no. 13, Castle-Street, Leicester-Square, MDCCLXXXVI [1786]
(OCoLC)659523057
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Hunter
OCLC Number: 14832329
Notes: Includes articles originally published in Phil. translation of the Royal Society of London.
Text is continuous despite the break in pagination.
NLM Copy 3 imperfect: lacking the final leaf and the final plate, both of which are supplied in photostats from an unknown copy.
Description: [6], 43, [3], 45-225, [1] p., [18] leaves of plates : ill. (engravings) ; 27 cm. (4to)
Contents: A description of the situation of the testis in the fœtus, with its descent into the scrotum --
Observations on the glands situated between the rectum and bladder, called vesicul: seminales --
The free martin --
An extra-ordinary pheasant --
The organ of hearing in fishes --
Certain receptacles of air in birds, which communicate with the lungs and Eustachian tube --
Experiments and observations on animals, with respect to the power of producing heat --
Proposals for the recovery of persons apparently drowned --
On the
Responsibility: by John Hunter.

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Some observations of Hunter about the secondary sexual characteristics in birds, the air sac in birds, the structure of the placenta along with the original description of the olfactory nerves are included in this book.

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