Sentence Examples

  • The acid is capable of passing through the unbroken skin, whereupon it instantly paralyses the sensory nerves.
  • Hydrocyanic acid is a general protoplasmic poison, all the lower organisms being very susceptible to its action, while in the higher animals it speedily depresses or paralyses all forms of nerve tissue.
  • When rubbed into the skin with such substances as alcohol or glycerine, which are absorbed, atropine is carried through the epidermis with them, and in this manner - or when simply applied to a raw surface - it paralyses the terminals of the pain-conducting sensory nerves.
  • " From the charnel-house of the Vienna cabinet," he exclaimed, " a pestilential air breathes on us, which dulls our nerves and paralyses the flight of our spirit."
  • It is indicated in paralyses (chiefly functional), and is most valuable in the treatment of post-diphtheritic paralysis.

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