Physiological Anatomy of the Lungs

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                                veins and thus make a little whirlpool or vortex 
creating a confusion only to be equalled by that in 
the intellects of those who adopt such a theory - 
The attribute of the pulmonary veins is continually 
to increase in size but to give off no branches; 
their duty is to gather the arterial blood from 
every part of the lungs and to deliver it to the 
left auricle of the heart - 
It has likewise been seen that the pulmonary 
arteries give off no vessels of supply; that 
office is wholly discharged by the Bronchial 
arteries - 

                            
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Author
James Newton Heale
Reference
AP/43/4
Series
AP
Date
1860
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Physiological Anatomy of the Lungs, 1860. From The Royal Society, AP/43/4

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