Usage examples for viscera

  1. Should these or any other of the pelvic viscera be damaged, such injuries must first receive attention. – Manual of Surgery Volume Second: Extremities--Head--Neck. Sixth Edition. by Alexander Miles Alexis Thomson
  2. The fact was, the brandy had already disturbed the well balanced action of the lower viscera. – The Lights and Shadows of Real Life by T.S. Arthur Edition: 10 Language: English
  3. It is a matter of general belief among savage peoples that one acquires the qualities of an enemy slain in battle or of a beast killed in the chase by drinking or washing in the blood, or by eating some of the viscera of the body. – The Oriental Religions in Roman Paganism by Franz Cumont
  4. Finally, the sword is plunged deftly into the creature's viscera. – The Story of Seville by Walter M. Gallichan
  5. Now, having already shewn that the milk when lactation is protracted becomes deteriorated, it plainly appears that such milk is capable of occasioning derangement of the chylopoietic viscera; and it being allowed that derangement of these viscera, from any source, may give rise to inflammation of the brain, I conceive it follows that protracted lactation must be admitted as one cause of such effect. – Remarks on the Subject of Lactation by Edward Morton
  6. Hot corpses, their mouths blackened by cartridge- biting, and surrounded by cast- away knapsacks, firelocks, hats, stocks, flint- boxes, and priming horns, together with red and blue rags of clothing, gaiters, epaulettes, limbs and viscera accumulate on the slopes, increasing from twos and threes to half- dozens, and from half- dozens to heaps, which steam with their own warmth as the spring rain falls gently upon them. – The Dynasts An Epic-Drama Of The War With Napoleon, In Three Parts, Nineteen Acts, And One Hundred And Thirty Scenes by Thomas Hardy
  7. Compared with the English or German master, he is undoubtedly deficient in viscera, in moral and intellectual stomach; but, on the other hand, he is of a fibre and quality hard to match in any age or land. – Birds and Poets by John Burroughs
  8. What need have I then to consult the viscera of victims or the flight of birds, and why do I submit when he says, It is for your interest? – A Selection from the Discourses of Epictetus With the Encheiridion by Epictetus
  9. Or to put it in another way, we think and feel primarily with the vegetative apparatus, with our muscles, especially the involuntary, with our viscera, and particularly with our internal secretions. – The Glands Regulating Personality by Louis Berman, M.D.
  10. V Herbert Spencer said profoundly, " Mind is as deep as the viscera." – Feminism and Sex-Extinction by Arabella Kenealy
  11. The sacrificing priest turned the animal's eyes towards the Sun, and opened its body to take out its heart, lungs and viscera, and offer them to the idols. – Lectures on the Origin and Growth of Religion as Illustrated by the Native Religions of Mexico and Peru by Albert Réville
  12. So do we forget not alone with the brain, but with the muscles, the viscera, the endocrines and their nerves. – The Glands Regulating Personality by Louis Berman, M.D.
  13. What a display of viscera, muscles and blood suggestive of a butcher's shop! – Paris From the "Three Cities" by Emile Zola
  14. He follows him in regarding the heart as the seat of the emotions and passions- the hottest of all the viscera and source of heat of the whole body; although he does not, as Aristotle did, look upon the heart as giving rise to the nerves. – Fathers of Biology by Charles McRae
  15. The expanded haunch- bones form a basin- like structure which affords support to the soft internal viscera during the habitually upright position, and gives space for the attachment of the very large muscles which help man to assume and support that attitude. – Thomas Henry Huxley; A Sketch Of His Life And Work by P. Chalmers Mitchell