Citations:epiphænomenon

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English citations of epiphænomenon

Noun: antiquated spelling of epiphenomenon[edit]

1845 1848 1900
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  • 1845 CE, Samuel G. White, in The Medical Examiner, Lindsay & Blakiston; New Series, Volume I, №. IV, page #210:
    In all cases, the presence of bile in the blood is a mere epiphænomenon, and therefore demands no special attention.
  • 1848 CE, Robley Dunglison, The Practice of Medicine, Lea and Blachard; Third Edition, Volume II, Book VII, Chapter III, page #352:
    The same maybe said of it as an epiphænomenon in febrile affections—inflammatory and adynamic,—of which conditions it is often an important symptom.
  • 1900 CE, James Ward, Naturalism and Agnosticism, in The Church Quarterly Review, Spottiswoode & Co.; Volume L, Article VIII, page #133:
    According to this hypothesis, mind is a ‘ collateral product ’ of the physical, an ‘ epiphænomenon ’ accompanying, but never causally affecting, the physical series of phænomena.

English citations of epiphænomena

Noun: plural form of epiphænomenon[edit]

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  • 1882 CE, Phil Porter, in American Observer Medical Monthly, E. A. Lodge; Volume XIX, page #280:
    If a lady patient comes to your office and complains of severe backache, weight in the rectum, and a general bearing down, as she will call it, and has leucorrhœa with dysmenorrhœa, nervous disturbances, lame and difficult locomotion, menorrhagia, dyspareunia, pelvic neuralgia, epigastric depression, gastric derangement, uterine colic or tenesmus, sterility and many other symptoms that are epiphænomena of their own, do not, I beg of you, sit up very late, looking for the indicated remedy, for most likely you have a perfect case of retroversion, which is producing all of these annoying symptoms, by creating congestion of the uterine body, obstructing the cervical canal, and causing pressure on the rectum, congestion of the ovaries, and reflex nervous manifestations.