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Unpublished paper, 'A comparative study of the grey and white matter of the motor cell groups, and of the spinal accessory nerve, in the spinal cord of the porpoise (Phoccena communis)' by David Hepburn

Reference number: AP/75/11

Date: 1903

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Hepburn presents anatomical observations on the spinal cord of the porpoise, describing his method of preparation, the microscopic structure, the superficial area of the columns at different levels, the shape of the grey matter at different levels, the groups of nerve cells and the spinal accessory nerve.

Annotations in ink throughout. Includes table of contents and bibliography.

Subject: Anatomy / Neuroscience

Received 23 January 1903. Read 12 March 1903. Communicated by Sir William Turner.

A version of this paper was published by Hepburn in the Journal of Anatomy and Physiology [later Journal of Anatomy]: Hepburn, David. 'A Comparative Study of the Grey and White Matter, of the Motor-Cell Groups, and of the Spinal Accessory Nerve, in the Spinal Cord of the Porpoise (Phocœna Communis).' The Journal of Anatomy and Physiology, volume 38, number 3 (1904), pp. 295-311.

Reference number
AP/75/11
Earliest possible date
1903
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Annotations in pencil and ink throughout
Page extent
56 pages
Format
Typescript

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David Hepburn

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David Hepburn, Unpublished paper, 'A comparative study of the grey and white matter of the motor cell groups, and of the spinal accessory nerve, in the spinal cord of the porpoise (Phoccena communis)' by David Hepburn, 1903, AP/75/11, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/ap_75_11/unpublished-paper-a-comparative-study-of-the-grey-and-white-matter-of-the-motor-cell-groups-and-of-the-spinal-accessory-nerve-in-the-spinal-cord-of-the-porpoise-phoccena-communis-by-david-hepburn, accessed on 19 June 2024

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