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UNZER, John Augustus.
The Principles of Physiology.

And A Dissertation on the Functions of the Nervous System, by GEORGE PROCHASKA. Translated and edited by THOMAS LAYCOCK.

pp. XII, xv, (i), 463, (i). Green cloth gilt of the series, top edge gilt, spine faded but a good copy. Ex-libris Anatomy School, Cambridge with usual marks of provenance.

*GARRISON-MORTON #1357 UNZER [First edition, 1771] and #1386 PROCHASKA [First edition, 1780-1784] - Unzer was the first to propose the use of the word 'reflex' in connection with sensory-motor reaction; Prochaska introduced the idea of a 'sensorium commune' in the central nervous system, a consistent and comprehensive theory of relex action.

Sydenham Society. London.

Date Published: 1851.

Stock No. 52259

Price: 200.00