Magendie was firmly opposed to bloodletting and ordered physicians working under him not to bleed.
Experiments were made both by Magendie and Breschet in 1813.
Of Magendie's cruel disposition there seems only too abundant evidence.
According to Magendie, this salt sometimes agrees with patients who cannot bear the acetate.
His duty was to prepare the specimens and make ready the demonstrations for Magendie's lectures.
He had also in his mind, and always in it, a great dislike against the school of Magendie.
These observations are confirmed by some experiments made on living animals by the celebrated French physiologist, Magendie.
Magendie found that when given to dogs it produced engorgement, and often inflammation of the lungs.
Magendie attributes the nutritious principle to the greater or lesser proportion of nitrogen or azote.
Bernard was very different from his master, Magendie, in his applications of the experimental method.