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Shattock describes the 'five modes of wound-healing in man', 'the healing without separation of surfaces' , 'healing of gaping parts of incision without cork-formation', 'healing in Faba vulgaris; without sclerosis of scar tissue', 'healing in Ficus carica; with sclerosis of scar tissue', and 'healing by secondary adhesion, or when the surfaces are first healed by cork.'

Annotations in ink. Includes 14 pages of manuscript descriptions of figures [figures not included with paper].

Subject: Biology

Received 4 December 1895. Read 12 December 1895. Communicated by Sir James Paget.

Whilst the Royal Society declined to publish this paper in full, an abstract of the paper was published in volume 59 of the Proceedings of the Royal Society as 'The healing of incisions in vegetable tissues'.

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Samuel George Shattock

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Samuel George Shattock, Unpublished paper, 'The healing of incisions in vegetable tissues' by Samuel G [George] Shattock, 1895, AP/72/3, The Royal Society Archives, London,, accessed on 18 July 2024

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