Finger Prints: The Classic 1892 Treatise by Francis Galton

By Francis Galton

Landmark discusses the proof validating fingerprints as a method of private identity, permanence of the fingerprint features, area of expertise of an assemblage of ridge info, and the variety and classifiable nature of finger styles — besides such basic investigations as organic and racial diversifications and the inheritance of fingerprint characteristics. 34 tables. 15 plates.

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3. Intradermal swelling and pitting of the skin may be seen in breast cancers. What is the anatomical explanation for this? 3. This is due to skin oedema and is known as peau d’orange. It is a classic sign of advanced breast cancer and is caused by blockage of the lymphatic drainage of the skin by cancer cells. 4. What special features may you see on examining the breasts of a pregnant woman? 4. The whole breast is enlarged and the axillary tail possibly noticed for the first time. Many dilated veins can be seen under the breast skin.

Parasympathetic ganglia lie in the heart wall. The vagus conveys sensory fibres; pain fibres run with the sympathetic nerves and traverse the cervical and upper thoracic sympathetic ganglia before entering the spinal nerves T1–T4. Cardiac pain – this is produced by ischaemic heart tissue. e. the left upper limb, the precordium and the left neck. The conducting system of the heart is formed of specialized cardiac muscle cells and initiates, coordinates and regulates the complex pattern of contraction in the cardiac cycle.

It flows to the rest of the body, but the majority passes via the umbilical arteries to the placenta. The venous return from the rest of the body, and the blood from the placenta in the umbilical vein and the ductus venosus, enters the inferior vena cava. At birth respiration begins and there is a consequent increase in blood flow to the lungs and an increase in venous return in the pulmonary veins. The left atrial pressure therefore rises and results in closure of the foramen ovale. The ductus venosus and ductus arteriosus also close at this time and, in doing so, establish the adult pattern of circulation.

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