|Title||Paper, 'An account of making a dog draw his breath exactly like a wind broken horse as it was experiments before the R [Royal] Society' by Dr Richard Lower|
|Description||Lower believes that the diaphragm is the chief organ of respiration, and to prove this he describes how he breaks the nerves which support the diaphragm in a dog and gives observations of the dog's subsequent breathing.|
Published in Philosophical Transactions as 'An account of making a dogg draw his breath exactly like a wind-broken, horse as it was devised and experimented by Dr. Richard Lower; with some of his instructive observations thereon'.
Experiment was carried out at the Royal Society on 17 October 1667. Paper read 24 October 1667.
|Physical description||Ink on paper|
|Related material||DOI: 10.1098/rstl.1666.0045|
Printed in 'Philosophical Transactions', vol 2, no 29, p 544
|Related records in the catalogue||RBO/3/60|
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|NA6102||Lower; Richard (1631 - 1691); physician and physiologist||1631 - 1691|