XXV. Differences of diseases depend on nutriment,
on breath, on heat, on blood, on phlegm, on
bile, on humours, on flesh, on fat, on vein, on
artery, on sinew, muscle, membrane, bone, brain,
spinal marrow, mouth, tongue, oesophagus, stomach,
bowels, midriff, peritoneum, liver, spleen, kidneys,
bladder, womb, skin. All these things both as a
whole and severally. Their greatness great and not
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