Reference numberAP/15/29
TitleUnpublished paper, 'A physiological inquiry into the uses of the thymus gland' by John Tuson
Date30 May 1832
DescriptionTuson describes his investigations of the thymus gland, determining that its purpose is to function as a blood receptacle during respiration as well as a receptacle for 'osseus' matter prior to ossification during the early stages of growth. John George Children's initials appear below the date received.

Subject: Physiology

Written by Tuson at Russell Place [London]. Communicated by J C [Joseph Constantine] Carpue. Received by the Royal Society on 31 May 1832.

Whilst the Royal Society declined to publish this paper in full, an abstract of the paper was published in volume 3 of Abstracts of the Papers Printed in the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London [later Proceedings of the Royal Society] as 'A physiological inquiry into the uses of the thymus gland'.
Physical descriptionInk on paper
Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rspl.1830.0077
Fellows associated with this archive
NA7463Carpue; Joseph Constantine (1764 - 1846)1764 - 1846
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