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Referee's report by William Sharpey, on a paper 'The caudal heart of the eel a lymphatic heart.—Effect of the force with which the lymph-stream is propelled therefrom on the flow of the blood in the vein into which the heart opens.— Explanation of the appearance of blood propelled in successive drops, as if from the heart, along the caudal vein.—Influence which the force of the lymph-stream from the heart exerts in accelerating and promoting the flow of blood in the caudal vein' by Thomas Wharton Jones

Reference number: RR/6/156

Date: 19 March 1868

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Recommended for publication in the 'Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society', as one of the illustrations will require colouring. Refers to work of Marshall Hall and Josef Hyrtl. Suggests the paper be shortened in places, especially the section regarding the work of Henri Milne-Edwards and Antonie van Leeuwenhoek.

Subject: Physiology

[Published in the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society]

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RR/6/156
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19 March 1868
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4 pages
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Manuscript

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William Sharpey, Referee's report by William Sharpey, on a paper 'The caudal heart of the eel a lymphatic heart.—Effect of the force with which the lymph-stream is propelled therefrom on the flow of the blood in the vein into which the heart opens.— Explanation of the appearance of blood propelled in successive drops, as if from the heart, along the caudal vein.—Influence which the force of the lymph-stream from the heart exerts in accelerating and promoting the flow of blood in the caudal vein' by Thomas Wharton Jones, 19 March 1868, RR/6/156, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/rr_6_156/referees-report-by-william-sharpey-on-a-paper-the-caudal-heart-of-the-eel-a-lymphatic-hearteffect-of-the-force-with-which-the-lymph-stream-is-propelled-therefrom-on-the-flow-of-the-blood-in-the-vein-into-which-the-heart-opens-explanation-of-the-appearance-of-blood-propelled-in-successive-drops-as-if-from-the-heart-along-the-caudal-veininfluence-which-the-force-of-the-lymph-stream-from-the-heart-exerts-in-accelerating-and-promoting-the-flow-of-blood-in-the-caudal-vein-by-thomas-wharton-jones, accessed on 01 March 2024

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