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Two lectures on phthisis

E. Symes Thompson

Two lectures on phthisis

by E. Symes Thompson

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Published by John Churchill in London .
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    Subjects:
  • Thompson, Theophilus, -- 1807-1860.,
  • Lungs -- Diseases.,
  • Tuberculosis.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby E. Symes Thompson ... ; being an appendix to "Clinical lectures on pulmonary consumption," ; by the late Theopilus Thompson ....
    The Physical Object
    Pagination39 p., [1] leaf of plates :
    Number of Pages39
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18329485M

    Lectures on the Principles and Practice of Physic Delivered at King's by Thomas Watson, David Francis Condie () "Great attention used to be paid to the expectoration in cases of suspected phthisis. Phthisic definition, a wasting disease of the lungs; phthisis. See more.

    phthisis [thi´sis; ti´sis] wasting of the body. phthisis bul´bi shrinkage of the eyeball. grinder's phthisis a combination of tuberculosis and pneumoconiosis occurring in grinders in the cutlery trade. miner's phthisis pneumoconiosis of coal workers. phthisis (tī'sis), A wasting disease, especially pulmonary tuberculosis. [G., a wasting] phthisis. Excerpt from book: LECTURE IV. MENSTRUATION AND ITS DISORDERS. Amenorhhcea, continued Suppression of the Menses Their premature cessation Irregularities before final extinction of function Various causes suspending the menses Treatment. Menorrhaoia Its two principal causes 1st, constitutional; 2d local illustrations of each.

      Hippocrates in Book 1, Of the Epidemics ( BCE) described a disease of “weakness of the lung” with fever and cough which he refers to as phthisis (Gr. phthiein = to waste away). Phthisis was described as the commonest disease of the period and usually as being fatal. [1, 14]. phthisis (th'y-sis) n. 1. any disease resulting in wasting of tissues. p. bulbi a shrunken eyeball that has lost its function due to disease or damage. 2. a former name for pulmonary tuberculosis. Source for information on phthisis: A Dictionary of Nursing dictionary.


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Define phthisis. phthisis synonyms, phthisis pronunciation, phthisis translation, English dictionary definition of phthisis. A disease characterized by the wasting away or atrophy of the body or a part of the body. The elder woman gave the family history, father and mother had died of phthisis, a brother and a sister, these two were.

The Lancet Lectures ON THE HISTORY AND CONSTITUTIONAL CHARACTERS OF PHTHISIS, DELIVERED AT THE Hospital for Consumption and Diseases of the Chest. BY JAMES E. POLLOCK, M.D., SENIOR ASSISTANT-PHYSICIAN TO THE HOSPITAL. LECTURE I. GENTLLEEN,-I propose, in these lectures, to direct your attention to Phthisis as a disease of the system.

Douglas Powell-who, in a recently published book, gives us the fol lowing definition of phthisis: " Progressive consolidation and decay of the lung, with progressive wasting of the body." Two lectures on phthisis book. Powell per ceives that two kinds of morbid processes are included under phthisis the one an inflammatory process, pursuing ani acute, chronic, or.

Phthisis: A good trivia or crossword item. An over-consonanted Greek word meaning "a dwindling or wasting away." Pronounced TIE-sis. Phthisis is an archaic name for tuberculosis.A person afflicted with tuberculosis in the old days was destined to dwindle and waste away like Mimi, the heroine of Puccini's opera "La Boheme.".

Nephronophthisis is derived from "nephron" + "phthisis.". Phthisis definition is - a progressively wasting or consumptive condition; especially: pulmonary tuberculosis. Emma Lloyd Last Modified Date: J The word phthisis, pronounced “TIE-sis,” is an ancient Greek medical term that was used to describe any disease of which the main symptom is atrophy or wasting of some kind.

While historically, the term was applied to a disease that caused wasting in any part of the body, it is much less all-encompassing in modern Western medicine. Croonian Lectures ON THE HYGIENIC AND CLIMATIC TREATMENT OF CHRONIC PULMONARY PHTHISIS.

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Clinical Lectures On The Curability Of Attacks Of Tubercular Peritonitis And Acute Phthisis (galloping Consumption) [M'Call Anderson] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. This is a reproduction of a book published before This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages.

Clinical lectures on the principles and practice of medicine. Fig. has generally been supposed to be its chief characteristic; but there are Fig.

Section of a lung in the second stage of Phthisis Pulmonalis. Tubercleis extensively infiltrated in the upper lobe, and a considerable cavity has formed. Phthisis definition: any disease that causes wasting of the body, esp pulmonary tuberculosis | Meaning, pronunciation, translations and examples.

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phthisis definition: any wasting disease, as tuberculosis of the lungsOrigin of phthisisClassical Latin from Gr, a decay from phthiein, to waste away from Indo-European base an unverified form gwhthei- to disappear, be destroyed from source Sanskri. Full text of "The contagiousness of pulmonary consumption and its antiseptic treatment; two lectures delivered in King's College Hospital in the summer session of.

Phthisis definition, a wasting away. See more. Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd.Phthisis symptoms, causes, diagnosis, and treatment information for Phthisis (Tuberculosis) with alternative diagnoses, full-text book chapters, misdiagnosis, research.

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The Four Causes. Book III: the definition of kinêsis Metaphysics lectures. Metaphysics Zeta: Introduction. Z The Identity Thesis. Z The Inconsistency. De Anima. This banner text can have markup. web; books; video; audio; software; images; Toggle navigation. Excerpt from Clinical Lectures on the Practice of Medicine, Vol.

2 of 2 Spasmodic asthma-the Bronchi capable of Spasmodic Contraction - Dr. Clutterbuck's Views as to the non-existence of this Disease proved to be erro meous - Not unfrequent in Young Persons - As regards Treatment, Asthma subject to most unaccountable Variations - Wheezing - Treatment of Asthma phthisis - Author: Robert James Graves.

(pathology) A wasting illness of the lungs, such as asthma or tuberculosis; phthisis. (pathology, formerly) Any wasting disease. A person suffering from phthisis. Any wasting or shrinking of another body part such as, for example, the eye (phthisis bulbi).Of or relating to phthisis or tuberculosis; tubercular.

phthisis (n.) "disease of the lungs characterized by progressive disintegration of pulmonary tissue" (usually synonymous with pulmonary tuberculosis, consumption), c. tisik, pthisic, tphisike, etc., from Late Latin phthisis "consumption," from Greek phthisis "wasting, consumption; perishing, decay; waxing," from phthiein "to decay, waste away," from PIE root *dhgwhei-"to perish, die away.

Phthisis is a disease caused by long exposure to powerstone radiation. A large list of symptoms was given in The Thran, but most of those could just have been included by Yawgmoth so he could diagnose healthy enemies with the disease and exile them to the Caves of the g spots on the body and mental disorders are certainly part of the disease.Full text Full text is available as a scanned copy of the original print version.

Get a printable copy (PDF file) of the complete article (K), or click on a page image below to browse page by page.1. Author(s): Thompson,Edmund Symes Title(s): Two lectures on phthisis; being the appendix to "Clinical lectures on pulmonary consumption", by the late Theophilus Thompson. Country of Publication: England Publisher: London: J.

Churchill & Sons, Description: 39 p., 1 pl. Language: English NLM ID: [Book].