Physiological Anatomy of the Lungs

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                                supply wholly and exclusively from the Bronchial 
vessels; and whenever the pulmonary vessels are 
the only ones injected it will always be found 
that those structures are not in the least injected, 
however minutely <s>the<\s> every portion of the pulmo=
=nary system may have been filled - 
Nothing can possibly be easier than for others to 
bring this point to the test of direct experiment, 
and it will be, in the last degree, unjustifiable<s>,<\s> 
if those, who for their own purposes may think 
fit to dispute the correctness of any of the state=
=ments contained in this paper, do not at once 
take the steps which will either refute or con=
=firm the truth of the above assertion, which 
is the result of numerous careful observations. 
Having supplied branches to the tissue of the 
Bronchial tubes and to the layers of cellular 
tissue, which spreads out from the places, where 
the <s>lesser<\s> Bronchial tubes take their origin, 
the diminished trunks of the Bronchial arteries 
continue to accompany the tubes until they 
enter the true pulmonary tissue, and there they 
are dispersed in an exceedingly fine plexus, 
distributed equally and minutely over every part 
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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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