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24 manuscript pages and five plates showing liver cells and lobules.

Subject: Physiology

Published in Philosophical Transactions as 'On the secretory apparatus of the liver'.

Written by Handfield of 54 Sloane Street [London]. Communicated by Sir Benjamin C [Collins] Brodie. Received by the Royal Society on 20 November 1845. Read 5 February 1846.

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20 October 1845
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Ink on paper
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29 pages

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Charles Handfield Jones

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Charles Handfield Jones, Paper, 'On the secretory apparatus and function of the liver' by C [Charles] Handfield Jones, 20 October 1845, PT/31/4, The Royal Society Archives, London,, accessed on 21 July 2024

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