CRUIKSHANK, William Cumberland
The anatomy of the absorbing vessels of the human body.London: G. Nicol, 1786.
With Hunter and Hewson, Cruikshank laid the foundation of modern knowledge concerning the lymphatics. He was Dr. Johnson’s physician and William Hunter’s assistant.
Subjects: ANATOMY › 18th Century, Lymphatic System
Experiments on the insensible perspiration of the human body.London: G. Nicol, 1795.
Demonstration that carbon dioxide is given off by the skin. This book was first privately printed in 1779; above is the corrected edition.
Experiments in which, on the third day after impregnation, the ova of rabbits were found in the Fallopian tubes, and on the fourth day after impregnation in the uterus itself, with the first appearances of the foetus.Phil. Trans., 87,197-214, 1797.
Cruikshank showed that the impregnated ovum stayed in the Fallopian tube for a period before implantation in the uterus.
Subjects: Genito-Urinary System