Response in the Living and Non-Living

Cover image for

Download


Published: 1902
Language: English
Wordcount: 43,636 / 151 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 54.2
LoC Category: Q
Downloads: 472
Added to site: 2006.08.04
mnybks.net#: 14585
Genre: Science
Excerpt

ETAL 186

115. INCREASE OF RESPONSE AFTER CONTINUOUS STIMULATION IN 186 NERVE AND METAL

116. MODIFIED ABNORMAL RESPONSE IN NERVE AND METAL 187 TRANSFORMED INTO NORMAL RESPONSE AFTER CONTINUOUS STIMULATION

117. ACTION OF THE SAME 'POISON' IN THE ABOLITION OF 189 RESPONSE IN NERVE, PLANT, AND METAL


RESPONSE

IN THE

LIVING AND NON-LIVING

CHAPTER I

THE MECHANICAL RESPONSE OF LIVING SUBSTANCES

Mechanical response--Different kinds of stimuli--Myograph--Characteristics of response-curve: period, amplitude, form--Modification of response-curves.

One of the most striking effects of external disturbance on certain types of living substance is a visible change of form. Thus, a piece of muscle when pinched contracts. The external disturbance which produced this change is called the stimulus. The body which is thus capable of responding is said to be irritable or excitable. A stimulus thus pr

SUBSCRIBE TO MANYBOOKS 

FREE EBOOKS 

Join 120,000+ fellow readers! Get Free eBooks and book bargains from ManyBooks in your inbox. 

We respect your email privacy

(Promote your book here)

Featured Books

Cover image for Response in the Living and Non-Living by Jagadis Chunder Bose - Free eBook

Valkyrie's Vengeance

Loki's Wolves Book 0
Melissa Snark

Fans of paranormal and urban fantasy will enjoy... Read more

Cover image for Response in the Living and Non-Living by Jagadis Chunder Bose - Free eBook

Helga: Out of Hedgelands

Wood Cow Chronicles Book 1
Rick Johnson

VOLUME ONE in the WOOD COW CHRONICLES series. <... Read more

Cover image for Response in the Living and Non-Living by Jagadis Chunder Bose - Free eBook

The Titan Drowns: Time Travel Romance

New Atlantis Time Travel Romance Book 6
Nhys Glover

2013 SFR GALAXY AWARD WINNER

"Heroism and... Read more

Cover image for Response in the Living and Non-Living by Jagadis Chunder Bose - Free eBook

Chausiku

Nightmare of the Clans Book One
Pamela E. Cash

There are six secret clans across the world–Afr... Read more

Cover image for Response in the Living and Non-Living by Jagadis Chunder Bose - Free eBook

Mademoiselle At Arms

A Georgian Romance
Elizabeth Bailey

Set in the late Georgian era, Elizabeth Bailey’... Read more

Cover image for Response in the Living and Non-Living by Jagadis Chunder Bose - Free eBook

The Tales of Tim Hurtletuta - New Beginnings

Tales of Tim Hurtletuta Series, Book 1
Matthew James Wilkins

"Tim Hurtletuta has forgotten something. He can... Read more

Cover image for Response in the Living and Non-Living by Jagadis Chunder Bose - Free eBook

After the Cure

Deirdre Gould

Eight years ago the December Plague swept throu... Read more

Cover image for Response in the Living and Non-Living by Jagadis Chunder Bose - Free eBook

The Unveiling

Book One (Age of Faith 1)
Tamara Leigh

12th century England: Two men vie for the thron... Read more

Cover image for Response in the Living and Non-Living by Jagadis Chunder Bose - Free eBook

Healing Her Heart

Crystal Lake Series Book 1
Laura Scott

Dr. Gabe Allen has a rule about dating colleagues... Read more

Cover image for Response in the Living and Non-Living by Jagadis Chunder Bose - Free eBook

Never A Choice

The Choices Trilogy #1
Dee Palmer

Bethany Thorne has secrets and she’s told a few... Read more

(advanced)
login | register

User ID

Password

reset password

Help ManyBooks by sharing this page!

See it as donating a moment of your social media time, every little thing helps us improve and stay online.

Popular in This Genre

The list of books below is based on the weekly downloads by our users regardless of eReader device or file format.

Analyzing Character
by Katherine M.H. Blackford
ABC's of Science
by Charles Oliver
Criminal Psychology
by Hans Gross
On the Origin of Species
by Charles Darwin
Myths and Marvels of Astronomy
by Richard A. Proctor
The Descent of Man
by Charles Darwin
The Crowd
by Gustave le Bon
The Antiquity of Man
by Charles Lyell

See more popular titles from this genre.