anatomical peculiarities

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  • To the same anatomical peculiarities must be ascribed the choice that disease makes in such or such a race. Cited from Scientific American Sup. No. 303, by Various
  • Habits are no more determined by anatomical peculiarities than are aptitudes or industries. Cited from Fabre, Poet of Science, by G. V. (C. V.) Legros
  • I had, therefore, examined the ears in the box with the eyes of an expert and had carefully noted their anatomical peculiarities. Cited from The Adv. Of The Cardboard Box, by Conan Doyle #17
  • But I have no desire to dwell either upon the anatomical peculiarities of the sentence or upon its abysmal vulgarity. Cited from The Best of the World's Classics, Vol. I: Greece, by Various
  • To the mind of only moderate scientific attainments, a distinct classification of well-defined groups is always an easier matter than a large family split up into many genera defined by internal anatomical peculiarities. Cited from Natural History of the Mammalia of India and Ceylon, Robert A. Sterndale
  • A detailed comparison of the hybrid with its parents demonstrated a minute blending of the anatomical peculiarities of the parental species. Cited from Species and Varieties, by Hugo DeVries
  • Certain anatomical peculiarities sometimes exist in the male which greatly aggravate this difficulty, and for which circumcision, or an equivalent operation, is the remedy. Cited from Plain Facts for Old and Young, by John Harvey Kellogg
  • The same author, in 1774, gave the first complete account of the anatomical peculiarities of the lymphatic system in man and other animals, and thereby supplied an important gap in this department. Cited from The Project Gutenberg Encyclopedia Volume 1 of 28
  • He grew rapidly, and soon acquired the erect bearing of the soldier; but notwithstanding the incessant practice in riding, fencing and marching, his anatomical peculiarities still asserted themselves. Cited from Stonewall Jackson And The American Civil War, by G. F. R. Henderson
  • The latest school of Lombroso, for instance, denies the freedom of the will, and considers every crime as the product of the purely anatomical peculiarities of the individual. Cited from The Party, and Other Stories by Anton Chekhov
  • Physiology perceived what anatomy had not yet revealed, at all events to my eyes, for since then, on dipping into my books, I have learnt that these anatomical peculiarities, which were then so new to me, are now within the domain of current science. Cited from More Hunting Wasps, by Jean Henri Fabre
  • But you must look at these things as you would look into the eyes of a friend: ardently, selflessly, without considering his reputation, his practical uses, his anatomical peculiarities, or the vices which might emerge were he subjected to psycho-analysis. Cited from Practical Mysticism, by Evelyn Underhill
  • The difference in the appearance of the birds is evident to the most superficial observer; but to call the one Strigidae and the other Falconidae tells us nothing of the anatomical peculiarities on which this difference is founded. Cited from The Atlantic Monthly, Vol. 9, No. 54, April, 1862, by Various
  • The anatomical peculiarities are so extraordinary that if Pere Marquette's account is trustworthy there is no longer any room for doubt of the Chinese or Japanese derivation of this composite creature. Cited from The Evolution of the Dragon, by G. Elliot Smith
  • An interesting discussion followed, in the course of which it was stated that the polled breeds have two anatomical peculiarities in common with the American bison, indicating a close relation to, or possible descent from the buffalo family. Cited from Prairie Farmer, Vol. 56: No. 3, January 19, 1884., by Various
  • The anatomical peculiarities of the skull of the Polish breed were noticed by P. Borelli in 1656. Cited from Animals and Plants under Domestication V 1, Darwin
  • It may be added that Bergh, a leading authority on the anatomical peculiarities of the external female sexual organs, who believe that strong development of the external genital organs accompanies libidinous tendencies, has not found such development to be common among prostitutes. Cited from Studies in the Psychology of Sex, Volume 6 (of 6), by Havelock Ellis
  • The echidna has no teeth, and a very bird-like skull and body; the ornithorhynchus has a bill like a duck's, webbed feet, and a great many quaint anatomical peculiarities which closely ally it to the birds and reptiles. Cited from Falling in Love, by Grant Allen
  • Now when, as in the cases cited, the men and women differ only in regard to the coarsest anatomical peculiarities known as the primary sexual qualities, it is obvious that their "love" also can consist only of such coarse feelings and longings as these primary qualities can inspire. Cited from Primitive Love and Love-Stories, by Henry Theophilus Finck
  • To the former we are indebted for the first correct account of the anatomical peculiarities of the foetus, and he was the first to show that the muscles of the eye do not, as was falsely imagined, arise from the dura mater but from the margin of the optic hole. Cited from The Project Gutenberg Encyclopedia Volume 1 of 28