Books, Brochures, and Chapters>Book:  Bichat , Xavier (1815), Physiological researches on life and death, Retrieved on 2012-01-14
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    14 JAN 2012

     The Difference Between Vegetable and Animal

    Thus it might be said, that the vegetable is only the sketch, nor rather the ground-work of the animal; that for the formation of the latter, it has only been requisite to clothe the former with an apparatus of external organs, by which it might be connected with external objects. From hence it follows, that the functions of the animal are of two very different classes. By the one (which is composed of an habitual succession of assimilation and excretion) it lives within itself, transforms i...
    Folksonomies: life plant animal. taxonomy
    Folksonomies: life plant animal. taxonomy
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    A lovely description.