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Referee's report by William Sharpey, on a paper 'On the functions of the membrana tympani, the ossicles and muscles of the tympanum, and of the eustachian tube in the human ear, with an account of the muscles of the eustachian tube and their action in different classes of animals' by Joseph Toynbee

Reference number: RR/2/244

Date: 20 February 1851

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Recommended for publication in the 'Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society'. Suggests the author review work by other authors. Refers to work by Pappenheim [?], Johann Friedrich Cassebohm, Joseph Lieutaud, Hagenbach [?] and Emil Huschke. Considers the paper to contain less new material than the author professes, although it is based on 'actual observation and dissection'.

Subject: Physiology

[Published in the 'Proceedings of the Royal Society of London']

Reference number
RR/2/244
Earliest possible date
20 February 1851
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Letter on paper
Page extent
8 pages
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Manuscript

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William Sharpey

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William Sharpey, Referee's report by William Sharpey, on a paper 'On the functions of the membrana tympani, the ossicles and muscles of the tympanum, and of the eustachian tube in the human ear, with an account of the muscles of the eustachian tube and their action in different classes of animals' by Joseph Toynbee, 20 February 1851, RR/2/244, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/rr_2_244/referees-report-by-william-sharpey-on-a-paper-on-the-functions-of-the-membrana-tympani-the-ossicles-and-muscles-of-the-tympanum-and-of-the-eustachian-tube-in-the-human-ear-with-an-account-of-the-muscles-of-the-eustachian-tube-and-their-action-in-different-classes-of-animals-by-joseph-toynbee, accessed on 22 June 2024

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