|Title||Unpublished paper, 'On the respiratory organs of the common leech (hirudo officinalis, linn.) and their connections with the circulatory system' by George Newport|
|Description||Newport shares his observations on the physiology of the common leech. Includes tabulated experimental results relating to leech lung capacity at different temperatures.|
Subject: Zoology / Entomology
Received 5 June 1833. Communicated by P M [Peter Mark] Roget.
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 'On the respiratory organs of the common leech (hirudo officinalis, linn.), and their connexions with the circulatory system'.
|Physical description||Ink on paper|
|Digital images||View item on Science in the Making|
|Related material||DOI: 10.1098/rspl.1830.0122|
|Related records in the catalogue||RR/1/173|
Fellows associated with this archive
|NA5371||Newport; George (1803 - 1854)||1803 - 1854|
|NA6616||Roget; Peter Mark (1779 - 1869); physician and philologist||1779 - 1869|