Reference numberAP/30/11
TitleUnpublished paper, 'Ganglia and nerves of the virgin uterus' by Robert Lee
DescriptionLee shares details of recent dissections of virgin and gravid uteruses, coming to the conclusions that there are ganglia situated in the 'muscular coat' of the uterus and that there are plexuses of nerves which accompany all the blood vessels ramifying in its walls between the peritoneum and lining membrane. He suggests that there exists a 'striking analogy' between the ganglia and nerves of the uterus and the heart.

Annotations in pencil throughout.

Subject: Anatomy / Physiology / Neuroscience

Received 5 November 1846.

Whilst the Royal Society declined to publish this paper in full, 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 ganglia and nerves of the virgin uterus'.
Physical descriptionInk and graphite pencil on paper
Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rspl.1843.0107
Related records in the catalogueAP/30/9
Fellows associated with this archive
NA7572Lee; Robert (1793 - 1877)1793 - 1877
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