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Rosa Anglica (Author: [unknown])

section 11


Note, Galen says tympanites commences in the stomach, with which the liver suffers jointly. Ascites is formed in the liver, and the other members are in sympathy. Hyposarca is caused by the faultiness of the third digestion, with which the liver is in sympathy, but I maintain neither of them is produced without default on the part of the liver.