Reference numberPT/15/5
TitlePaper, 'The Croonian Lecture. Microscopical observations on the structure of the brain, and nerves; and an investigation into the component parts of the blood; showing that the materials of which the brain is composed exist in that fluid. Also, on the discovery of valves in the branches of the veins of the vasa breve that go from the stomach to the splenic vein; and on the structure of the spleen' by Sir Everard Home
Description44 manuscript pages and seven plates showing parts of the brain and spleen viewed through a microscope.

Subject: Anatomy

Published in Philosophical Transactions as 'The Croonian Lecture. Microscopical observations on the following subjects. On the brain and nerves; showing that the materials of which they are composed exist the blood. On the discovery of valves in the branches of the vas breve, lying between the villous and muscular coats of the stomach. On the structure of the spleen'.

Read 7 December 1820.

Abstract published in Abstracts of the Papers Printed in the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London [later Proceedings of the Royal Society of London], Volume 2, 1833.
Physical descriptionInk on paper
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Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rspl.1815.0141
DOI: 10.1098/rstl.1821.0006
Related records in the cataloguePT/15/5/1
Fellows associated with this archive
NA4668Home; Sir; Everard (1756 - 1832); surgeon1756 - 1832
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