In three cases of intestinal infantilism, the excretion of nitrogen in the urine per square meter of body surface was low.

The heat radiation was normal.

In spite of the fact that the absolute quantity of nitrogen was low, the distribution of nitrogen and sulphur among the various nitrogen and sulphur constituents of the urine was in the normal ratio.

The ammonia excretion was normal.

The ethereal sulphates were slightly increased.

The respiratory coefficient showed that the supply of glycogen had not been used up after eighteen hours' starvation.

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