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86 HEALTHY ANATO3IY.
specimens were amongst the eight upon which Dr. W. made his observations. 1854.
Dr. F. W. Cragin, U. S. Consul at Surinam.
814. A male and female obstetric toad, with some of the eggs. Common about Paris. Cuvier says : " The male assists the female in getting rid of her eggs, and attaches them on the two thighs, by means of some threads of a glutinous matter. He continu.es to carry them until the eyes of the tadpole become apparent," etc. 1862.
Dr. J. Wyman.
��SERIES XVIII. MONSTROSITIES, WITH MALFORMATIONS NOT ELSEWHERE INCLUDED.
I. BY DEFICIENCY.
Several varieties of Monstrosities by Deficiency are fig- ured, as well as described from a large number of speci- mens, in the Catalogue of the Museum of the Boston Soc. for Med. Improvement.
815-16. Photograph of "Tom Thumb" and his wife; with their attendant, by way of comparison ; and " Commodore Nutt." A second photograph of " Commodore Nutt " and Minnie Warren, the sister of " Tom Thumb's " wife. The exact age, height, and weight of these well-known dwarfs have not been ascertained. 1864. Museum Fund.
817. A malformed foetus, entire, in spirit (acephalus of St. Hilaire, Anomalies de 1'Organization).
A twin, as usual in such cases ; and born about the fifth month. Weight, 9 oz. Upper portion large, rounded, and cedematous. In each of the three specimens in the Med. Society's Cabinet, the O3clema was very marked ; and yet this character is not alluded to by St. H. The head is represented by a fleshy mass, about the size of an Eng. walnut, very flaccid, and covered by an exceedingly delicate integument ; also, and not far from it, three or four firm,
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