Methods used so far in the investigation of the bronchial tree having failed to produce a systematic study of its cartilaginous skeleton, a macroscopic staining method was employed in a series of 100 adult human, 30 human foetal and 12 animal specimens.

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© Springer-Verlag Berlin · Heidelberg 1973

Authors and Affiliations

  • Ferdinand Vanpeperstraete
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  1. 1.Department of Anatomy and Comparative AnatomyState UniversityGentBelgium

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