Referee report by W. S. Savory on 'Physiological Anatomy of the Lungs' by J. N. Heale

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                                of minute bronchial tubes”. P3
In support of this statement the author, in 
reply to a question on the subject, refers to a 
preparation marked A which I have had an 
opportunity of inspecting; but I cannot consider 
that it shews the alledged fact clearly or at 
all satisfactorily. I can draw no positive 
conclusion from this specimen.
The author moreover states that if a 
recent pair of lungs be gradually inflated 
the longitudinal channels will be seen to become 
visibly and evidently distended.
I have searched for them in lungs after 
careful and complete inflation, but without 
Finally he says that “if in tracing out the 
course of the minuter bronchial tubes great care 
is taken it will be found that some of these 
tubes reach the surface of the lung, or an 
interlobular surface, instead of terminating in 
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James Newton Heale
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Referee report by W. S. Savory on 'Physiological Anatomy of the Lungs' by J. N. Heale, 1860. From The Royal Society, RR/4/123



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