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Not recommended for publication in the 'Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society'. Criticises some of the descriptions as not addressing the relevant subject fully. Suggests that some aspects require further investigation and statements require better supporting evidence.

Subject: Physiology

[Published in the Proceedings of the Royal Society of London. 1864]

Reference number
RR/5/136
Earliest possible date
February 1864
Physical description
Letter on paper
Page extent
8 pages
Format
Manuscript

Creator name

William Scovell Savory

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William Scovell Savory, Referee's report by William Scovell Savory, on a paper 'A description of the pneumogastric and great sympathetic nerves in an acephalous foetus' by Robert Lee, February 1864, RR/5/136, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/rr_5_136/referees-report-by-william-scovell-savory-on-a-paper-a-description-of-the-pneumogastric-and-great-sympathetic-nerves-in-an-acephalous-foetus-by-robert-lee, accessed on 24 July 2024

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