Definition of Miasms
1. Noun. (plural of miasm) ¹
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Definition of Miasms
1. miasm [n] - See also: miasm
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Literary usage of Miasms
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1. Report on the Importance and Economy of Sanitary Measures to Cities by John Bell, Henry Grafton Clark, John Hoskins Griscom, New York (N.Y.). Board of Councilmen (1860)
"On the means of remedying the sewer miasms, or of preventing the offensive ... "THE REMEDY FOR THE SEWER miasms.—This is the great question which you have ..."
2. Organic Chemistry in Its Applications to Agriculture and Physiology by Justus Liebig (1841)
"CHAPTER XL ON POISONS, CONTAGIONS, AND miasms. A GREAT many chemical compounds, some derived from inorganic nature, and others formed in animals and plants, ..."
3. Proceedings and Debates of the Third National Quarantine and Sanitary by New York (City). Board of Councilmen, Board of Councilmen (1859)
"On the means of remedying the sewer miasms, or of preventing the offensive ... "TnE REMEDY FOR THE SEWER miasms.—This is the great question which you have ..."
4. The Chemistry of Common Life by James Finlay Weir Johnston, Arthur Herbert Church (1880)
"The narcotics, the beverages, the odours, and the miasms.— Influence of light upon the body.—The structure, functions, and special composition of the grey ..."
5. Chemistry in Its Application to Agriculture and Physiology by Justus Liebig (1843)
"ON POISONS, CONTAGIONS, AND miasms. A GREAT many chemical compounds, some derived from inorganic nature, and others formed in animals and plants, ..."
6. Elements of General Pathology by John Fletcher, John James Drysdale (1842)
"... CONTAGION —[NATURE OF miasms—HENLE'S THEORY—LIEBIG'S THEORY]— MODE OF ACTION OF miasms—ABSORPTION OF miasms—INOCULATION—[CHANGES op THE BLOOD IN ..."
7. Report of the Sanitary Commission of New Orleans on the Epidemic Yellow by New Orleans (La.). Sanitary Commission (1854)
"There is danger of the transmissibility of yellow fever, only under three conditions : First, from miasms (which I call ordinary miasms) in the port ..."