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Author: Willis, Thomas, 1621-1675.
Title: The remaining medical works of that famous and renowned physician Dr. Thomas Willis ...: Viz I. Of fermentation, II. Of feavours, III. Of urines, IV. Of the ascension of the bloud, V. Of musculary motion, VI. Of the anatomy of the brain, VII. Of the description and uses of the nerves, VIII. Of convulsive diseases : the first part, though last published, with large alphabetical tables for the whole, and an index ... : with eighteen copper plates / Englished by S.P. esq.
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Print source: The remaining medical works of that famous and renowned physician Dr. Thomas Willis ...: Viz I. Of fermentation, II. Of feavours, III. Of urines, IV. Of the ascension of the bloud, V. Of musculary motion, VI. Of the anatomy of the brain, VII. Of the description and uses of the nerves, VIII. Of convulsive diseases : the first part, though last published, with large alphabetical tables for the whole, and an index ... : with eighteen copper plates / Englished by S.P. esq.
Willis, Thomas, 1621-1675., Loggan, David, 1635-1700?

London: Printed for T. Dring, C. Harper, J. Leigh, and S. Martyn ..., MDCLXXXI [1681]
Subject terms:
Medicine
Physiology -- Research
Human anatomy
URL: http://name.umdl.umich.edu/A96634.0001.001

Contents
frontispiece
title page
TO THE RIGHT WORSHIPFUL Sr Theophilus Biddulph KNIGHT and BARONET.
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TO THE Most Reverend Father in Christ And the Right Honorable HIS GRACE, GILBERT: By Divine Providence Arch-Bishop of Canter∣bury, Primate and Metropolitan of all Eng∣land, and one of His Majesties most Honorable Privy-Councellors.
THE PREFACE.
ON THE AUTHORS Medical-Philosophical Discourses.
OF FERMENTATION, OR THE Inorganical Motion OF NATƲRAL BODIES.
CHAP. I. Of the Principles of Natural things.
CHAP. II. A description of the Principles of Chymists, and the Properties and Affections of them.
CHAP. III. What Fermentation is: Its Division as to the Subjects, and first of Minerals.
CHAP. IV. Of Fermentation for as much as is observed in Vegeta∣bles.
CHAP. V. Of things to be Observed of Fermentation about Ani∣mals.
CHAP. VI. Of Fermentation, as it is performed in Artificial things.
CHAP. VII. Of Fermentation, as it is seen in the exaltation of Bodies, and tendency to Perfection.
CHAP. VIII. Of the motion of Fermentation, which is observed in the Death, also in the Putrefaction and Corruption of Bodies.
CHAP. IX. Of the motion of Fermentation, as much as is to be ob∣served in the Dissolution of Bodies.
CHAP. X. Of the Nature of Fire: and by the way of Heat, and Light.
CHAP. XI. Of the motion of Fermentation, as it is to be observed, in the Precipitation of Bodies.
CHAP. XII. Of the motion of Fermentation, as it is to be obser∣ved in the Coagulation, and the Congelation of Bodies.
THE PREFACE.
OF FEAVERS.
CHAP. I. The Anatomy of the Blood; and its Resolution in∣to five Principles: A comparing it with Wine and Milk.
CHAP. II. Of the Motion and Heats of the Blood.
CHAP. III. Of Intermitting or Agues Feavers.
CHAP. IV. Of the kinds of Intermitting Feavers, and first of a Tertian.
CHAP. V. Of the Quotidian Intermitting Feaver.
CHAP. VI. Of a Quartan Feaver.
CHAP. VII. Of continual Feavers.
CHAP. VIII. Of the Ephemera or Feaver for a Day.
CHAP. IX. Of a Putrid Feaver.
CHAP. X. Of the Symptoms, and Signs chiefly to be noted, in a Putrid Feaver.
CHAP. XI. Of the Kinds, and Cure of a Putrid Synochus, or conti∣tinual Feaver.
CHAP. XII. Of a malignant or pestilential Feaver in general.
CHAP. XIII. Of the Plague.
CHAP. XIV. Of Pestilential and Malignant Feavers in specie, and of others Epidemical.
CHAP. XV. Of the Measles and Small-Pox.
CHAP. XVI. Of Feavers of Child-bearing Women.
The Milkie Feaver.
The Putrid Feaver of Women in Child-bed.
The Symptomatic Feavers of Women in Child-bed.
CHAP. XVII. Of Epidemical Feavers.
A Description of an Epidemical Feaver, spreading about Autumn, in the Year 1657. taken in the middle of September.
The Description of a Catarrhal Feaver Epidemical in the middle of the Spring, in the Year 1658. taken the fourth of June.
A Description of an Epidemical Feaver arising about the beginning of Au∣tumn 1658. taken the 13th of September.
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THE AUTHORS EPISTLE TO Dr BATHURST.
OF URINES.
CHAP. I. Of the Elements and chief Accidents of Ʋrine.
CHAP. II. Of the Quantity and Colour of the Urines of Sound People.
CHAP. III. Of the Consistence and Contents of the Urine of Sound People.
CHAP. IV. Of the Quantity and Colour in Urines of sick People.
CHAP. V. Of the Contents in the Urines of sick People.
CHAP. VI. Of Judgments to be given concerning the Urines of sick People.
CHAP. VII. Of the Examination and various ways of proving of Urines.
Two Physical and Medical EXERCITATIONS, VIZ.
The first Medical and Physical DISCOURSE. Of the growing hot or inkindling of the Blood.
The second Medical and Physical DISCOURSE. Of Musculary Motion.
The Explication of the Figures.
The First Figure
The Second Figure
The Third Figure
The Fourth Figure
THE ANATOMY OF THE BRAIN.
The Preface to the Reader.
THE ANATOMY OF THE BRAIN.
CHAP. I. The Method or Anatomical Administration of Dissecting the Brain is proposed.
The First Figure
The Second Figure
CHAP. II. The Parts of the oblong Marrow, and the rest of the hinder Parts of the Head are recounted, and their Dissection shewn.
CHAP. III. A Description of the Cerebel and its Processes, also of the hinder Region of the oblong Marrow.
The Third Figure
The Fourth Figure.
CHAP. IV. The Parts and some of the Contents of the separated Skull unfolded.
The Fifth Figure
The Sixth Figure
CHAP. V. The Brains of Fowls and Fishes described.
CHAP. VI. Of the Offices of the Brain and its Parts: where first of all the Uses of the Skull and the hard Meninx or Dura Mater is treated of.
CHAP. VII. Of the thinner Meninx or Pia Mater, of its stretching out, as also of the Infoldings of the Vessels every where interwoven with it.
CHAP. VIII. Shews with what difference the Arteries in various Animals pass through the Skull; also for what use the wonderful Net is made, and the reason of it.
The First Figure
The Second Figure.
The Third Figure
The Fourth Figure
CHAP. IX. Shews by what provision, and in what places of the Head the Animal Spirits are begotten: Also other Uses and Accidents of the Pia Mater are added.
CHAP. X. A Description of the Brain, properly so called, and the Explication and Use of its Parts.
The Seventh Figure
CHAP. XI. Shews with what motion and tendency of the Animal Spirits the Exercises of the Animal Faculties are performed within the Confines of the Brain: Also what the use of its Ventricles is.
CHAP. XII. It is inquired into, whether the serous Humors, heaped together within the Vacuity of the Brain, be sent out by the Pituitary Glandula and the Sieve-like Bone, or not?
CHAP. XIII. The Actions and Uses of the oblong Marrow, and of some of its Parts are unfolded.
The Eighth Figure
CHAP. XIV. Of the Uses of the Pineal Glandula and the Choroeidal Infolding; also of the orbicular Prominences which are commonly called Nates and Te∣stes; and other Parts which seem to be dependences of them.
CHAP. XV. Of the Uses of the Cerebel, and of some of its Parts and Processes.
CHAP. XVI. Of the various Order and diverse manner of Exercise of the Spirits produ∣ced in the Cerebel for the Acts of the involuntary Function.
CHAP. XVII. Of the Nerves, which receiving the stores or companies of the Spirits from the Cerebel, bestow them on the Acts of the involuntary Function.
CHAP. XVIII. Of the relation or mutual respect of either Appendix of the Cerebel, to wit, of the anterior, which are the orbicular Prominences; and the posterior, viz. the Annular Protuberance: Also of the remaining portion of the oblong Marrow continued into the Spinal Marrow.
CHAP. XIX. Of the Nervous System in general, where its parts (which are the Nerves and Fibres) being designed, a prospect of the whole Animal Government is exhibited.
CHAP. XX. Of the Nervous Liquor, and whether that or the bloody Humor be Nutritious.
THE Description and Use OF THE NERVES.
CHAP. XXI. The first four Pair of Nerves arising within the Skull are described.
CHAP. XXII. The fifth, sixth, and seventh Pair of Nerves are unfolded.
This Figure shews the Branchings of the fifth and sixth pair of Nerves.
The Second Figure shews all the Nerves, which being carried from the Nerves of the third, fourth, fifth, and sixth Pair, are bestowed upon the Muscles and other parts of the Eye.
CHAP. XXIII. The Description of the eighth Pair of Nerves.
CHAP. XXIV. The Actions and Uses of the Nerves of the eighth Pair, described in the foregoing Chapter, are unfolded.
CHAP. XXV. A Description of the Intercostal Nerve.
CHAP. XXVI. The Explication of the Intercostal Pair of Nerves which are described in the former Chapter as to their Offices and Uses: and first the upper Branching of them is considered.
CHAP. XXVII. The lower Branching of the Intercostal Nerve belonging to the Parts and Viscera of the lower Belly is unfolded.
CHAP. XXVIII. Of the Spinal Nerve an Accessory to the wandring Pair; also of the Nerve of the Diaphragma.
CHAP. XXIX. Of the Reason of the difference that happens between the Nerves of the wandring and Intercostal Pair in Man and brute Beasts; also of the other Pairs of the Nerves arising both within the Skull, and from the Spinal Marrow: also something of the Blood-carrying Vessels which be∣long to the Spinal Marrow.
The Ninth Table
The Tenth Table
The Eleventh Table
The Twelfth Table
The Thirteenth Table.
FIGURE I.
FIGURE II.
list of illustrations
FIGURE III.
FIGURE IV.
FIGURE V.
THE CONCLUSION.
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The Authours Epistle Dedicatory. To the Most Reverend Father in Christ, His Grace, Gilbert, by Divine Providence, Archbishop of Canterbury, Primate and Metropolitan of all England, and One of His Sacred Majesties most Honourable Privy Council.
Of Convulsive Diseases.
CHAPTER I. Of Spasms or Convulsive Motions in Generall.
CHAPTER II. Of the Epilepsie.
CHAPTER III. The Differences of the Epilepsie, and the reasons of some of the Symptoms are unfolded. Also its Curatory Method is represented.
The Therapeutic or Curatory Method.
CHAPTER IV. Of other kinds of Convulsions, and first of the Convulsive Motions of Children.
The Curatory Method against the Convulsive Distempers in Children.
CHAPTER V. Of Convulsive Diseases, of Ripe Age, arising chiefly by rea∣son of the Nervous origine being affected.
The Curatorie Method.
CHAPTER VI. Of Convulsive Motions, whose cause subsists about the extre∣mities of the Nerves, or within the nervous foldings.
CHAPTER VII. Of Convulsive Motions, arising from the Liquor watering the nervous Bodies, and irritating their whole processes into Convulsions.
CHAPTER VIII. Of Ʋniversal Convulsions, which are wont to be excited, in Malignant, ill-cured, and some irregular Feavours.
A Description of an Epidemical Feavour chiefly infestous to the Brain and nervous stock spreading in the year, 1661.
CHAPTER IX. Of Ʋniversal Convulsions, which are wont to be excited, be∣cause of the Scorbutic disposition of the Nervous juice.
CHAPTER. X. Of the Passions Commonly called Hystericall.
CHAPTER. XI. Of the Distempers commonly called Hypochondriack, which is shown to be, for the most part Convulsive: briefly also of Chalybeats or Steel-Medicines.
CHAPTER. XII. Of the Convulsive Cough and Asthma.
definitions
A TABLE of all the hard words derived from the Greek and Latin, of all Terms of Art and other words not vulgarly received, with the explanation of them.
THE FIRST INDEX or TABLE, WHEREIN IS Alphabetically digested the principal matters contained in the Treatises of Fermentation and Feavers.
THE SECOND INDEX or TABLE, WHEREIN IS Alphabetically digested the principal matters contained in the Treatises
THE THIRD INDEX or TABLE, WHEREIN IS Alphabetically digested all the principal matters contained in the Treatise of Convulsive Diseases.