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Grasshopper, gizzard of, 120. Mites, 73.
Guano, containing Diatomaceæ, Molluscs, tongues of, 116.

Mosses, 51; in preservative fluids,
Gum-water, and modifications of, 91.
17.

Mould (see Fungi).
Gutta-percha cells, 7; for liquids, Mounting objects, apparatus for,
87.

i.; dry, ii., 22 ; in Canada bal-

sam, iii.,56; in cells, iv., 83.
HAIRS, vegetable, 46; to mount Mouse, ear of, 114; circulation of

dry, 54; to mount as polarizing blood in, 142.
objects, 79; sections of, 105. Mouth of insects, 72.
Hepworth, Mr., mounting Muscle, dissection of, 114.

insects, 68.
Horn, sections of, 104.
Hot-water bath, use of, 58.

NEEDLES, how to mount, 10; for

dissection, 112; curved, for in-
INFUSORIA, in preservative liquid,

jection, 123.

Nervous tissue, dissection of, 115.
92; fossil, 40.

Nettle leaf, 52.
Injections, vi., 122; apparatus
for, 122; colours for, 125 ;

Newts, injected, 136.
directions for, 127; with various
colours, 131; mounting of, 131; Orbitolite, section of, 97.

ONION, raphides of, 52.
transparent, 133, 138.

Oxalurate of ammonia, crystals
Insects, scales of, 48; to mount,
49; legs and feet of, 54,72; eyes

of, 75.
of, 54, 70 ; Mr. Hepworth on
mounting, 68; antennæ of, 71;

PALATES of Molluscs (see tongues).
mouth of, 72; tracheæ and spi- Papers, ornamental, to cover
racles of, 72, 115 ; parasitic,

slides, 8, 27.
73; in preservative liquid, 94;

Photographs, microscopic, to pro-
eggs of, 94; gizzard of, 120; duce, 147 ; Mr. Shadbolt on,
circulation of blood in, 142.

149.
Intestines, injected, 136.

Pipes for injecting syringe, 122.

Podura, scales of, 49.
KNIVES for dissecting, 112; Va- Polariscope, objects for, 74—82,
lentin's, 108.

104.

Pollen, 47, 74.
LABELLING of objects, 19.

Polycystina, preparation and
Lamps, for mounting, 12.

mounting of, 63.
Larvæ, skins of, 50.

Preservative liquids, iv., 83; cells
Leaves, sections of, 107; scales

suited for, 87-89.
of, 46, 81.

Prussian blue for injection, 134.
Liquid-glue, 16.
Lungs of animals injected, 137. RAPHIDES, vegetable, 52, 80.

Rhinoceros, horn of, 104.
MALLOW, pollen of, 47.

Rhubarb, spiral vessels of, 113.
Marine glue, 15.

Rings and cross of crystals, 109.
Microscope for dissection, 111. Rotation of fluid in cells of
Miscellaneous, vii., 140.

plants, 143—145.

+

105 ;

Rush, section of, 108.

Starch, preparation and mounting
Rylands, Mr. T. G., on Diato-

of, 79.
maceæ, 33, 93.

Sulphate of copper and magnesia,

crystals of, 76.

Syringe for Canada balsam, 59;
SALICINE, crystals of, 76.

for dissection, 113; for injec-
Saw of watch-spring, 97.

tion, 122.
Scales of fishes, 53, 78; of leaves,
46, 81 ; of insects, 48.

TADPOLE, to show circulation of
Scissors, 10; for dissection, 112. blood of, 141.
Sea-mats, 53.

Teeth, sections of, 101,
Sea-soundings, to cleanse, 42. Thin glass, to cut, 3; to measure
Sealing-wax varnish, 17.

thickness of, 4 ; to clean, 5.
Sections, 96 ; of shells, 97; of Thwaites' preservative liquid, 85.

orbitolite, 97; of spines of Ticks, 73.
Echinodermata, 99; of corals, Tissues, animal and vegetable (see
99; of coal, 99; of flint, 101; Dissection).
of teeth, 101 ; of bone, 102; of Tongues or palates of Molluscs,
fruit-stones, 104; of horn, 104; 116.
of whalebone, 105; of hairs, Tracheæ of insects, 72, 115.

of wood, 106; of leaves, Transfer of objects, 10.
107 ; of sponges, 108; of skin, Trough for dissection, 113.
109 ; of crystals, 109 ; of seeds, Tubes, glass, 10.
111.

Turnbull's, Dr., Prussian blue for
Seeds, 47, 74 ; sections of, 111; injection, 134.
growth of, 145.

Turpentine, use of, 57.
Shadbolt's turntable, 9.
Shells, sections of, 97; decalci- UNIVERSAL STAND, to make, 20.

fying, 98; laminæ of, 98.
Siliceous cuticles, 80.

VALENTIN'S KNIFE, 108.
Size for injection, 124.

Vallisneria spiralis, rotation in,
Skins of larvæ, 50; sections of, 143; to cultivate, 144.
109; sole, 54.

Varnishes, 17.
Slides, glass, for mounting ob- Vegetable objects, to mount dry,

jects, 1; glass, to clean, 2; 46; to mount in jelly, 91; dis-
wood, &c., 6; most useful, 8 section of, 113.

to cover and varnish, 27.
Spicula, from sponges, &c., 67. WATCH-GLASSES, 12.
Spines of Echinus, 99.

Whalebone, sections of, 105.
Spiracles of insects, 72, 116. Wood, sections of, 106.
Spiral vessels of vegetables, 113.
Split bristles, use of, 10.

ZOOPHYTES, to mount dry, 53;
Sponges, sections of, 108.

Dr. Golding Bird on mounting,
Spores of ferns, development of, in balsam, 65; as polarizing
145; equisetum, 146.

objects, 79.

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