John Duncan
1879 The Lancet  
It appears to me that the above offers a very imperfect explanation of the normal condition of the lungs and diaphragm, inasmuch as no allusion is made to the mechanical action of the pulmonary and thoracic (including the diaphragmatic).pleurae. The lungs cannot collapse in their normal state, because the pulmonary pleurse are unable to recede from the thoracic and diaphragmatic pleurse, and
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