Referee report by F. Sibson on 'Physiological Anatomy of the Lungs' by J. N. Heale

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                                injections to establish this point. Under those 
circumstances it must be admitted that this 
remarkable statement is not established 
by Dr. Heale in the paper sent in by him to 
the Society.
Dr. Heale has laboured with great zeal 
at the minute anatomy of the lungs, he 
has made many successful injections & has 
proved his candour & good faith by submitting 
those injections freely to the Referee.
Many of the Points advanced by Dr. Heale 
are accurate, but these have for the 
most part been already described by 
previous observers. On the other hand 
he has failed to establish those points in 
which he is undoubtedly original that I have 
subjected to enquiry, and some of which 
are indeed disproved by his own prepara=
The only author named by Dr. Heale 
and that incidentally is Rossignol
but his paper is full of allusions 
deprecating in singular language 
the writings of other observers, but in 
no instance referring to them by 
Under these circumstances, after 
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Referee report by F. Sibson on 'Physiological Anatomy of the Lungs' by J. N. Heale, 1860. From The Royal Society, RR/4/124



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