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" ... from the size of a pin's head to that of a pea, scattered through a large body of sand or clay, and in this state it is called by the Mandingoes sanoo munko (gold powder). "
The Traveller in Africa: Containing Some Account of the Antiquities, Natural ... - Page 332
by Priscilla Wakefield - 1814 - 374 pages
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Medico-Chirurgical Transactions, Volume 38

Medicine - 1855
...the body, one kidney was found to be enlarged to double its natural size, with numerous abscesses, from the size of a pin's head to that of a pea, imbedded in the glandular structure. The mucous membrane of the pelvis and infundibula bore marks of...
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A Popular History of British Lichens

William Lauder Lindsay - Lichens - 1856 - 352 pages
...occurring in Persia and neighbouring countries. The manna is usually found in the form of small lumps, from the size of a pin's head to that of a pea or small nut, which are greyish or whitish, hard, irregular in form, inodorous, and insipid. Individual...
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A History of the Earth and Animated Nature ...: With Numerous ..., Volume 1

Oliver Goldsmith - Physical geography - 1857
...four different substances can be discovered by a lens. Those whi( h остит most frequently vary from the size of a pin's head to that of a pea. They ate of a greyish colour, sometimes inclining to brown; opaque, with a little lustre, and capable...
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Observations on the History, Pathology, and Treatment of Cancerous ..., Part 1

Oliver Pemberton - Cancer - 1858 - 38 pages
...especially observed in the fibrous tissue covering the muscles. Dr. Norris|| observed melanotic tubera, from the size of a pin's head to that of a pea, in the the fascia, covering the temporal muscles. The dura mater was also studded with them. I have...
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Caloric: its mechanical, chemical and vital agencies in the ..., Volume 2

Samuel Lytler Metcalfe - 1859
...the air-cells, of serum, albumen and lymph, which are gradually converted into tubercles,* that vary from the size of a pin's head to that of a pea, or even of a small walnut, — after which they dissolve into a semi-fluid pus, that is discharged...
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Collection of Reports (condensed) and Opinions of Chemists in Regard to the ...

James Pugh Kirkwood - Pipe - 1859 - 343 pages
...After some time standing, the lead is re-deposited, in little distant, white knobs and threads, varying from the size of a pin's head to that of a pea. If these are removed, the lead is found to be pitted, and very bright in these places. 12. The facts...
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Transactions of the Pathological Society of Philadelphia

Pathological Society of Philadelphia - Pathology - 1886
...coated with mucus. There is an irregular, diffuse red hepatization mottled with small white nodules, from the size of a pin's head to that of a pea. In the diffuse red hepatization the air vesicles are filled with pus, epithelium, and fibrin. The white...
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Hull's Jahr-- a New Manual of Homoeopathic Practice

Gottlieb Heinrich Georg Jahr - 1860 - 1204 pages
...substance of the brain much reddened, and the medullary substance marked with numerous bloody points, from the size of a pin's head to that of a pea ; one teaspoonful of bloody serum in each lateral ventricle ; vessels at the base of the brain, especially...
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Memories of New Zealand Life

Edwin Hodder - New Zealand - 1862 - 232 pages
...comparable to Australia. The nature of the gold on the dry diggings is nuggety, little round pieces varying from the size of a pin's head to that of a pea, while the gold which is obtained in the rivers is more scaly, worn down by the water passing over it....
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A history of the earth and animated nature with numerous notes ..., Volume 1

Oliver Goldsmith - 1862
...which, four different substances can be discovered by a lens. Those which occur most frequently vary from the size of a pin's head to that of a pea. They are of a greyish colour, sometimes inclining to brown; opaque, with a little lustre, and capable...
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