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Paper, 'Discovery that the veins of the bat's wing, (which are furnished with valves,) are endowed with rhythmical contractility, and that the onward flow of blood is accelerated by each contraction' by T [Thomas] Wharton Jones

Reference number: PT/43/10

Date: 1851

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Subject: Zoology / Physiology

Published in Philosophical Transactions as 'Discovery that the veins of the bat's wing (which are furnished with valves) are endowed with rythmical contractility, and that the onward flow of blood is accelerated by each contraction'.

Received by the Royal Society on 20 November 1851. Read 5 February 1852.

Abstracts published for paper and second appendix in Abstracts of the Papers Printed in the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London [later Proceedings of the Royal Society of London], Volume 6, 1854.

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PT/43/10
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1851
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Ink on paper
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55 pages
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Manuscript

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Thomas Wharton Jones

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Thomas Wharton Jones, Paper, 'Discovery that the veins of the bat's wing, (which are furnished with valves,) are endowed with rhythmical contractility, and that the onward flow of blood is accelerated by each contraction' by T [Thomas] Wharton Jones, 1851, PT/43/10, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/pt_43_10/paper-discovery-that-the-veins-of-the-bats-wing-which-are-furnished-with-valves-are-endowed-with-rhythmical-contractility-and-that-the-onward-flow-of-blood-is-accelerated-by-each-contraction-by-t-thomas-wharton-jones, accessed on 25 June 2024

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