Reference numberAP/57/6
TitleUnpublished paper, 'On traumatic inflammation of connective tissue' by G [George] Thin
CreatorThin; George (1839-1903); British dermatopathologist
DescriptionThin, referring to observations recorded in his previous papers (see AP/57/5), distinguishes in the cornea primary bundles of fibrillary tissue, which are covered by elongated flat cells, layers of quadrangular flat cells (which are analogous in appearance and relative position to the layers of cells described by him as investing the secondary and tertiary bundles of tendon), and the stellate cells. To these he now adds a description of parallel chains of spindle cells, each cell having two processes, one at each end of the spindle, by which it is joined to its fellows on either side. These cells are coextensive with the cornea-substance, and are present in every interspace of the primary bundles, and, consequently, layers in different planes cross each other at an angle.

Marked on front as 'Archives June 17/75'.

Subject: Physiology

Received 6 February 1874. Read 11 March 1875. Communicated by T H [Thomas Henry] Huxley.

Whilst the Royal Society declined to publish this paper in full, an abstract of the paper was published in volume 23 of the Proceedings of the Royal Society as 'On traumatic inflammation of connective tissue'.
Physical descriptionInk on paper
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Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rspl.1874.0043
Related records in the catalogueRR/7/412
Fellows associated with this archive
NA8243Huxley; Thomas Henry (1825 - 1895)1825 - 1895
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