Physiological Anatomy of the Lungs

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                                receives a moderate quantity of extremely mi=
=nute blood-vessels derived from the Bronchial 
artery, evidently merely for the repair of its 
tissue, in common with every other part of 
the lungs, which in like manner is supplied 
from the same source for the same purpose, 
but the special vascular plexus, with which 
the surface of the mucous membrane is covered, 
is wholly in connection with the Pulmonary 
vessels, and more especially with the pulmo=
=nary veins, and is not in the slightest degree 
associated with the Bronchial arteries. 
- A magnificent drawing of one of the Pedicels, 
entering a leaflet is shewn in figure 6 of the 
same series viz A No 5, of which figure a has 
been already mentioned. The capillaries of 
the Pulmonary artery are seen ramifying upon 
the surface of the leaflet, while those in con=
=nection with the pulmonary veins, which 
were injected yellow in the specimen from which 
that drawing was taken have been removed, by 
soaking the <s>specimen<\s> preparation in Goadbys solution
. Fig c. in the same drawing shews a less magni=
=fied representation of the termination of an ultimate 
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James Newton Heale
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Physiological Anatomy of the Lungs, 1860. From The Royal Society, AP/43/4



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