James Bell Pettigrew

James Bell Pettigrew

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. James Bell Pettigrew, FRS FRSE FRCPE was a Scottish naturalist and museum curator. He was a distinguished naturalist in Edinburgh and London, and at St Andrews University from 1875 until his death. Pettigrew was an internationally acknowledged authority on animal locomotion. Pettigrew was born at Roxhill, Calderbank, Lanarkshire, the son of Robert Pettigrew. He was educated at the Free West Academy in Airdrie and at the Universities of Glasgow and Edinburgh. After a late start in Medicine in Edinburgh, Pettigrew flourished under the tutelage of John Goodsir with whom he developed a research programme in the anatomy of the human heart. Most unusually, as an undergraduate, he was invited to deliver the Croonian Lectures of the Royal Society and the Royal College of Physicians of London in 1860. In these lectures, Pettigrew advanced a remarkable discussion of the anatomical arrangement of the musculature of the heartshow more

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  • Paperback | 84 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 5mm | 136g
  • Frac Press
  • United States
  • English
  • 6136732440
  • 9786136732442