Recent Progress in Physiology

H. P. BOWDITCH
1875 Boston Medical and Surgical Journal  
secreted products the amount of olein present, thus preventing the inspissation of the sebum, rendering it less like an irritating foreign body, and aiding its elimination from the follicles. They base their theory upon such facts, as the rarity of comedones in fat people; the immunity from this disease of patients with oily skins, as, for example, old drinkers, or of patients with fatty livers; and upon the results of such experiments as that of Boussingault, who found that in the case of a
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