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Referee's report by William Scovell Savory, on two papers 'On the phenomena observed to attend the propulsion of lymph from one of the lymphatic hearts into a vein in the frog' and 'Microscopical characters of the rhythmically contractile muscular coat of the veins of the bat’s wing, of the lymphatic hearts of the frog, and of the caudal heart of the eel. In three parts.—Part I. Microscopical characters of the rhythmically contractile muscular coat of the veins of the web of the bat’s wing' by Thomas Wharton Jones

Reference number: RR/6/159

Date: 09 July 1868

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No clear statement regarding publication in the 'Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society'. First paper - Refers to work of Johannes Peter Müller.

Subject: Physiology

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

Not recommended for publication in the 'Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society'. The structure has been presented previously by the author but has undertaken a new investigation and description. The paper puts forward no new knowledge. Parts two and three not published.

Subject: Physiology

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

Reference number
RR/6/159
Earliest possible date
09 July 1868
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Letter on paper
Page extent
7 pages
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Manuscript

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William Scovell Savory

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William Scovell Savory, Referee's report by William Scovell Savory, on two papers 'On the phenomena observed to attend the propulsion of lymph from one of the lymphatic hearts into a vein in the frog' and 'Microscopical characters of the rhythmically contractile muscular coat of the veins of the bat’s wing, of the lymphatic hearts of the frog, and of the caudal heart of the eel. In three parts.—Part I. Microscopical characters of the rhythmically contractile muscular coat of the veins of the web of the bat’s wing' by Thomas Wharton Jones, 09 July 1868, RR/6/159, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/rr_6_159/referees-report-by-william-scovell-savory-on-two-papers-on-the-phenomena-observed-to-attend-the-propulsion-of-lymph-from-one-of-the-lymphatic-hearts-into-a-vein-in-the-frog-and-microscopical-characters-of-the-rhythmically-contractile-muscular-coat-of-the-veins-of-the-bats-wing-of-the-lymphatic-hearts-of-the-frog-and-of-the-caudal-heart-of-the-eel-in-three-partspart-i-microscopical-characters-of-the-rhythmically-contractile-muscular-coat-of-the-veins-of-the-web-of-the-bats-wing-by-thomas-wharton-jones, accessed on 23 April 2024

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