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kymograph recording drum

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Dates
1900
1930
1900-1930
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Physiology
Accession Number
1976.13.4
Description
A large, hollow brass drum incised with fine lines over the surface; one end has a six-spoked plate with a screw hole in the centre; the opposite end has a 6.5-cm extension off of a solid brass plate (cog?) marked with teeth for interlocking with another gear.
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Accession Number
1976.13.4
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Physiology
MeSH Heading
Kymography -- instrumentation
Physiology -- instrumentation
Description
A large, hollow brass drum incised with fine lines over the surface; one end has a six-spoked plate with a screw hole in the centre; the opposite end has a 6.5-cm extension off of a solid brass plate (cog?) marked with teeth for interlocking with another gear.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. J.W. Scott, Physiology Labs, University of Toronto.
Site Made (Country)
England
Dates
1900
1930
1900-1930
Date Remarks
Original record had "early 20c."
Material
metal: yellow
Dimension Notes
Length 25.5 cm x Diam. 23.0 cm
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Photo
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
Images
Less detail
Dates
1900
1930
1900-1930
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Physiology
Accession Number
1976.13.7
Description
The clamp is a box-shaped metal device; it consists of a heavy block of metal with a sloped outside face attached to a system of gears that moves it back and forth.
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Accession Number
1976.13.7
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Physiology
MeSH Heading
Physiology -- instrumentation
Description
The clamp is a box-shaped metal device; it consists of a heavy block of metal with a sloped outside face attached to a system of gears that moves it back and forth.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. J.W. Scott, Physiology Labs, University of Toronto.
Dates
1900
1930
1900-1930
Date Remarks
Original record had "early 20c."
Material
metal: yellow
Inscriptions
On the left-hand side of the block is an inscribed number: "8991"; on the top right-hand side of this block is inscribed: "43".
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F7-2
Dimension Notes
Length 10.2 cm x Width 8.9 cm x Depth 10.6 cm
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Photo
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
Images
Less detail

Benedict-Roti metabolism apparatus

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact5497
Dates
1900
1970
1900-1970
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Physiology
Accession Number
1949.2.1
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Accession Number
1949.2.1
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Physiology
MeSH Heading
Basal Metabolism
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine.
Dates
1900
1970
1900-1970
Date Remarks
Original record had "early 20c.-mid 20c."
Permanent Location
Box #411C
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
Images
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kymograph recording drum

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact5958
Dates
1930
1950
circa 1930-1950
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Physiology
Accession Number
1969.3.9 a-b
Description
A green metal base (a) has a green handle that projects upward, then has a 90° bend and runs horizontal to grip drum holder; a movable bar extends out of the green handle top and runs horizontal; drum holder bar has a puck-like base; drum (b) is lightweight and has a crossbar at either opening with…
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Accession Number
1969.3.9 a-b
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Physiology
MeSH Heading
Kymography -- instrumentation
Physiology -- instrumentation
Description
A green metal base (a) has a green handle that projects upward, then has a 90° bend and runs horizontal to grip drum holder; a movable bar extends out of the green handle top and runs horizontal; drum holder bar has a puck-like base; drum (b) is lightweight and has a crossbar at either opening with a hole to accomodate the drum holder bar.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - base
b - drum
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dept. of Physiology, Univ. of Toronto, via Dr. John W. Scott.
Dates
1930
1950
circa 1930-1950
Date Remarks
Date is uncertain
Material
metal: green; grey
Inscriptions
A plate riveted to the top of the base has "25"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007-D1-2
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Photo
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
Research Facts
For use in neuromuscular physiology experiments.
Images
Less detail
Dates
1900
1930
circa 1900-1930
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Physiology
Accession Number
1970.11.15 a-e
Description
Sheet metal moulded into a large cylinder (b); one end is closed; fits inside an outside cylinder over parts (d) and (e); (a) is a metal wire moulded into a rounded "M" shape; (c) is the main body of the spirometer; metal, with a spout up near the lid, a three-legged base, and a nozzle projecting f…
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Accession Number
1970.11.15 a-e
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Physiology
MeSH Heading
Spirometry -- instrumentation
Lung Volume Measurements
Physiology
Description
Sheet metal moulded into a large cylinder (b); one end is closed; fits inside an outside cylinder over parts (d) and (e); (a) is a metal wire moulded into a rounded "M" shape; (c) is the main body of the spirometer; metal, with a spout up near the lid, a three-legged base, and a nozzle projecting from the bottom; has three hinged metal bars, one calibrated in cu. in.; contains a metal drum with a Centigrade thermometer attached; (d) is a painted yellow can with a hole in the bottom, screws inside (c) and contains wire gauze, assorted gause, and rubber; (e) is the lid of the yellow can.
Number Of Parts
5
Part Names
a - moulded wire - Size: Length 23.0 cm x Width 5.0 cm
b - sheet metal cylinder - Size: Length 24.3 cm x Diam. 20.2 cm
c - spirometer - Size: Length 32.3 cm x Diam. 22.0 cm
d - yellow can - Size: Length 12.0 cm x Diam. 11.5 cm
e - lid of yellow can - Size: Depth 1.5 cm x Diam. 12.5 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Department of Physiology, University of Toronto, via Dr. J.W. Scott.
Maker
Sanborn Company
Site Made (City)
Boston
Site Made (State)
Massachusetts
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1900
1930
circa 1900-1930
Date Remarks
Original record had "early 20c."
Material
metal: grey; yellow
fabric
rubber
Inscriptions
On (c): "MADE BY // SANBORN COMPANY // BOSTON, MASS. USA // PATENT PENDING"; inscribed on one of the hinged metal bars: "#304"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007-D1-3
Condition Remarks
Beginning to rust.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Photo
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
Research Facts
Used for measuring lung gas volumes.
Images
Less detail