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Identifier: b20443407 (find matches)
Title: A treatise on poisons, in relation to medical jurisprudence, physiology, and the practice of physic (electronic resource)
Year: 1836 (1830s)
Authors: Christison, Robert, Sir, 1797-1882
Subjects: Toxicology Jurisprudence Forensic Medicine
Publisher: Edinburgh : A. & C. Black
Contributing Library: Wellcome Library
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830 POISONOUS GRAIN. ed process from the juices of the plant #. By others, such asTillet, Fontana, and Read it has been held to be a diseased for-mation, arising in consequence of the germen being puncturedwhen young by an insect f; and in support of this statement,General Field says he saw flies puncture the glumes in theirmilky state where spurs afterwards formed, and imitating theoperation with a needle obtained the same result %. Finally,Decandolle, reviving a previous doctrine that the spur is a kindof fungus, conceived he had given strong grounds for believingthis excrescence to be a species of Sclerotium, which he terms*S. clavus§. Wiggers adopts the last of these doctrines, andseems to place it on a firm foundation. He completely failed toobtain spurs in the way indicated by Field, and also in the way ofinoculation mentioned by Fontana. But he found by chemi-cal analysis, that the basis of the structure of the spur is almostidentical in chemical properties with the principle

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