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Recommended for publication in Proceedings. The author's remarks about spinal reflexes should be deleted, as he seems unaware of the existing literature on the subject. He does not deal with problems at a standard that is expected from Philosophical Transactions. It's character is not of a high standard.

Subject: Physiology

[Published in Philosophical Transactions B, 1897].

Reference number
RR/13/86
Earliest possible date
03 November 1896
Physical description
Letter on paper
Page extent
4 pages
Format
Manuscript

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Referee's report by Charles Scott Sherrington, on a paper 'Investigations into the segmental representation of movements in the lumbar region of the mammalian spinal cord. —Excitation of the spinal cord, and direct excitation of the spinal nerve roots' by W Page May, 03 November 1896, RR/13/86, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/rr_13_86/referees-report-by-charles-scott-sherrington-on-a-paper-investigations-into-the-segmental-representation-of-movements-in-the-lumbar-region-of-the-mammalian-spinal-cord-excitation-of-the-spinal-cord-and-direct-excitation-of-the-spinal-nerve-roots-by-w-page-may, accessed on 25 June 2024

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