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Elements of physiology
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bottom-margin annotation As if this whole function of life was first used in counteracting ordinary chemical laws —

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line 4 underline "of ... organic"
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top-margin annotation How is this to my theory ( & parasitical insects)

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lines 10—16 annotation Like diseases proof of relation of man to other animals /

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lines 24—26 annotation great change
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whole-margin annotation NB. in the growth & round ‹way› of reformation of those simple animals in which any part cut of, will make new individual, the ordinary growth must be nearly same as true reproduction. & the thery may probaly be extended to all organisms
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line 11 annotation in brown ink Yet a snail will reproduce its head!—
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lines 21—26 annotation in brown ink / There must be some wide difference between ovum & bud.— /

bottom-margin annotation in brown ink There must be in the bisected parts, organs sufficient to keep them alive & then any part may be reproduced.—

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bottom-margin annotation The inherited structure of brain must cause instincts; this structure might as well be bred , as any other adapted structure.—

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bottom-margin annotation in brown ink Combustion, I should think, was strongest analog to live.— instead of heat being produced by the action . life — ‹(instead electively›

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bottom-margin annotation X. The vital principle. produces the organs.— as the latter vary, so must the vital Principle .

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from End Slip annotation 33. The more developed th parts, the more dependent on each other

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bottom-margin annotation Plants going to sleep without the stimulus of darkness strongly analogous to a voluntary action from a diffused nervous system.

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from End Note 2 annotation in dark pencilvertically crossed How then can Geologists say, that animals were first created!!! a capital argumnt, showng that we must not generalize from absence of organic remains . — see p. 46t01
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from End Slip annotation 54 All organs require occasional use to keep perfect
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top-marginline 6 annotation X it shows, I think, that ‹every› same external form may be arrived at from two very different course of generation
     / it is an extreme case of analogy /

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lines 14—6 annotation in pale pencil It is singular two system of respiration in echinoderm

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top-margin6 annotation in dark pencil But it does not follow that any cancerous particles are in blood to be attracted.
from End Slip annotation 290 on same part attracting same substances , as in Tumours (Pangenesis)

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lines 19—5 annotation Transmission of varieties is answer enough.
     / Rose-gall &c &c /
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bottom-margin annotation It is less wondrous that each new structure should reproduce itself if cancer does

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