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Unpublished paper, 'The organ of Corti in mammals' by Urban Pritchard

Reference number: AP/58/5

Date: 18 January 1876


Pritchard divides the subject into three parts: the structure, the innervation and the development of the organ of Corti, concluding with remarks on its function, the mode of preparation employed and the nature of the animals examined.

Marked on front as 'Archives June 15/76'.

Subject: Physiology / Otiology

Received 18 January 1876. Read 2 March 1876. Communicated by T H [Thomas Henry] Huxley.

Written by Pritchard at 41 Guildford Street, Russell Square [London].

Whilst the Royal Society declined to publish this paper in full, an abstract of the paper was published in volume 24 of the Proceedings of the Royal Society as 'The organ of corti in mammals'.

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18 January 1876
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25 pages

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Urban Pritchard

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