|Title||Unpublished paper, 'On the muscularity of the iris' by M Maunoir|
|Creator||Maunoir; M (fl 1845)|
|Description||Maunoir shares observations on his own dissections of eyeballs and the testimonies of several anatomists. He concludes that the iris contains two sets of muscular fibres, which act to enlarge the pupil. |
Annotations in pencil and ink throughout. Includes one colour figure in the text of a human eye.
Subject: Anatomy / Physiology / Optometry
Received 29 December 1845 / 8 January 1846. Communicated by P M [Peter Mark] Roget.
An abstract of the paper was published in volume 5 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 muscularity of the iris'.
|Physical description||Ink and graphite pencil on paper|
|Digital images||View item on Science in the Making|
|Related material||DOI: 10.1098/rspl.1843.0081|
|Related records in the catalogue||MC/4/170|
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|NA6616||Roget; Peter Mark (1779 - 1869); physician and philologist||1779 - 1869|