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BERNARD, CL. - Leçons sur la chaleur animale sur les effets de la chaleur et sur le fièvre.

Paris, J.B. Baillière, 1876. W. 8 ills. Contemp. dark green half clf., spine gilt. (On upper cover "Prix ecole de plein exercice de médecine et de Pharmacie de Mantes. 1878"). (VIII, 471 pp.). Waller, 956: Malloizel, 377: Fulton, pp. 325 - 37: 'Little appeared at the time, this far reaching concept has now come into its own, and as it will continue to exert a great influence on the physiology of the future.': DSB vol. II, p. 30: 'While he accepted Lavoisier's theory, which attributed the origin of animal heat to a combustion process, bernard insisted on two fundamental modifications: (I) this vital combustion ... had to be a particular organic process, an indirect combustion taking place with the aid of special ferments; (2) organic combustion could not occur in the lungs exclusively, as Lavoisier had taught, but in all tissue.':
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