Physiological Anatomy of the Lungs

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                                The same remark applies to the leaflets, which 
cling in like manner to the other leaflets, 
that adjoin them; it applies also to the lobes 
themselves, which cannot be wholly separated 
from the other lobes, without sustaining 
some damage to the tissue at the base of each, 
where they are adherent - 
rings and bands 
It will not be necessary to add any=
=thing to what is ordinarily mentioned 
in anatomical works, respecting the cartilagi=
=nous rings and bands, by which the larger 
Bronchial tubes are partially surrounded, 
nor respecting the fibrous membrane which 
connects those rings and bands, and con=
=stitute the framework of the tubes them=
=selves, where the cartilaginous rings are 
absent: it is sufficient to say that the whole 
of the fibrous and fibro-cartilaginous portion 
is furnished with blood from the Bronchial 
arteries and not in any degree from the pul=
=monary vessels - 
It is different with respect to the mucous mem=
=brane, by which those tubes are lined; this 
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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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