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A Treatise on Anatomy, Physiology, and Hygiene (Revised Edition)

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Author: Calvin Cutter
Published: 1852
Language: English
Wordcount: 150,130 / 459 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 63.6
LoC Category: R
Downloads: 2,600
Added to site: 2009.11.25 25887
Genre: Health

ionally in all directions, while plants grow upwards and downwards from a collet only. The food of animals is organic, while that of plants is inorganic; the latter feeding entirely upon the elements of the soil and atmosphere, while the former subsist upon the products of the animal and vegetable kingdoms. The size of the vegetable is in most cases limited only by the duration of existence, as a tree continues to put forth new branches during each period of its life, while the animal, at a certain time of life, attains the average size of its species.

13. One of the most important distinctions between animals and plants, is the different effects of respiration. Animals consume the oxygen of the atmosphere, and give off carbonic acid; while plants take up the carbonic acid, and restore to animals the oxygen, thus affording an admirable example of the principle of compensation in nature.

14. But the decisive distinctions between animals and plants are



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