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Reference numberCLP/12ii/73
LevelItem
TitlePaper, 'First three Croonian Lectures I, II, III on the motion of the heart' by Alexander Stuart
Date1738
DescriptionThree lectures delivered by Stuart to the Royal Society regarding muscular motion of the heart. The first lecture concerns the elasticity of blood vessels and non-elasticity of nerves. The second lecture relates to the distribution of nerves, arteries, and veins in the muscles of the arm. The third lecture relates to aeration of the blood. These were the first three Croonian Lectures delivered to the Royal Society.

Subject: Physiology

Published in Philosophical Transactions as 'Three lectures on muscular motion, read before the Royal Society in the year MDCCXXXVIII: as appointed by the will of Lady Sadleir, pursuant to the design of her first husband William Croone, M. D. Fellow of the College of Physicians, and of the Royal Society: being a supplement to the Philosophical Transactions for that year'.

Read to the Royal Society on 16 November, 23 November, and 7 December 1738.
Extent40p
FormatManuscript
Physical descriptionInk on paper
Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rstl.1737.0002
Printed in 'Philosophical Transactions', vol 40, pp i-liv
Related records in the catalogueRBO/21/68
Fellows associated with this archive
CodeNameDates
NA301Stuart; Alexander (c 1673 - 1742)c 1673 - 1742
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