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

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                                In answer to a question on the subject 
he says “This can only be demonstrated by means 
of a recent injection made expressly for the 
purpose. It must be made while the lungs 
are in situ, and the point examined into 
previous to the lungs being removed”
But surely such a fact as this should be 
clearly shewn in a preparation - an examination 
of which would leave no doubt upon the subject.
The author says, the very vascular plexus 
which ramifies on the surface of the mucous membrane
which lines the bronchial tubes “is wholly and 
exclusively in connection with the pulmonary 
veins, and receives no anastomosing contribution 
from the bronchial arteries.” P21. also P.31.32.
P. 65.66.67.
Again he says - There is no anastomosis or 
communication of any kind between the bronchial 
and pulmonary vessels. P.53.54.
The author is by means singular in the 
                            
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Author
James Newton Heale
Reference
RR/4/123
Series
RR
Date
1860
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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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