Cassell's natural history (Page 242) (6904733854)
RMK6K0FFCassell's natural history (Page 242) (6904733854)
. Cassell's natural history. Animals; Animal behavior. 242 NATURAL HISTORY. finger. Tiie back or rib vei-tebrte are fourteen or more, and the loin-bones are never less than seven. There is a remarkable division of the blood-vessels of the arms, loins, and legs called the rete mirabile. The vessels split into minute tubes, like hairs in calibre, biit of two sizes, and lie closely adherent to each other in long parallel lines (see page 245) ; tiiis arrangement, also termed a plexus, or plexiform, being similar in kind to what is met with in the Sloth tribe of South America. The Slow Lemurs inhab
RMRFR503. Cassell's natural history. Animals; Animal behavior. 242 NATURAL HISTORY. finger. Tiie back or rib vei-tebrte are fourteen or more, and the loin-bones are never less than seven. There is a remarkable division of the blood-vessels of the arms, loins, and legs called the rete mirabile. The vessels split into minute tubes, like hairs in calibre, biit of two sizes, and lie closely adherent to each other in long parallel lines (see page 245) ; tiiis arrangement, also termed a plexus, or plexiform, being similar in kind to what is met with in the Sloth tribe of South America. The Slow Lemurs inhab