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

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                                view as the result of his injections, but in 
answer to further questions refers to a preparation 
marked A which however is simply a portion 
of pleura extended between two pieces of glass,
and exhibiting, in some parts, the ramifications 
of minute vessels; but which cannot, I think,
be considered to furnish any evidence whatever 
in its present state, of the alledged fact. The 
author himself has evidently some doubt of its 
value, and offers to make a fresh injection.
The author says the “Bronchial arteries 
are minutely distributed upon the successive layers 
of (subpleural) cellular tissues, yet they cannot,
by the minutest injection, be made visible in the 
tissue of the pleura itself.” P5.
He believes that this point is quite established 
by numerous preparations to which he refers, in
which he says the bronchial artery is shewn fully 
injected, and made to pervade every part of 
the lungs and of the subpleural tissue, and yet 
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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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