William Henry Flower

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Sir William Henry Flower
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Lahir(1831-11-30)30 November 1831
Stratford-upon-Avon
Meninggal1 Juli 1899(1899-07-01) (umur 67)
London
KebangsaanBritania
AlmamaterUniversity College London
PenghargaanRoyal Medal (1882)
Karier ilmiah
BidangPembedahan, Zoologi
InstitusiAngkatan Darat Britania
Royal College of Surgeons
Museum Sejarah Alam
TerinspirasiThomas Henry Huxley

Sir William Henry Flower KCB FRCS FRS (30 November 1831 – 1 Juli 1899) adalah seorang anatomis perbandingan dan pembedah Inggris. Flower menjadi otoritas utama pada mamalia, dan khususnya pada otak primata. Ia mendukung Thomas Henry Huxley dalam sebuah kontroversi berpengaruh dengan Richard Owen tentang otak manusia, dan kemudian menggantikan Owen sebagai direktur Museum Sejarah Alam.

Keluarga[sunting | sunting sumber]

Flower dan istrinya memiliki tujuh anak, termasuk zoologis Stanley Smyth Flower.[1]

Karya[sunting | sunting sumber]

  • Diagrams of the nerves of the human body. London 1861.
  • Observations of the posterior lobes of the cerebrum of the Quadrumana, with a description of the brain of a Galago. Proc Roy Soc 1860-62 xi, 376-81, 508; Phil Trans 1862 185-201.
  • Notes on the anatomy of Lithecia Monachus (Geoff.). Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London December 9, 1862 1-8
  • On the brain of the Javan Loris (Stenops javenicus). Read 1862, publ. Zool Soc Trans 1866 103-111.
  • On the brain of the Siamang (Hylobatis syndactylis). Nat Hist Rev 1863 279-257.
  • Notes on the skeletons of whales in the principal museums of Holland and Belgium, with descriptions of two species apparently new to science. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London November 8, 1864 384-420.
  • An introduction to the osteology of the Mammalia. London 1870; 2nd ed 1876; 3rd ed with Hans Gadow 1883.
  • On the brain of the red Howling Monkey (Mycetes seniculus). Zool Soc Proc 1864 335-338.
  • Fashion in deformity. 1885.
  • The Horse: a study in natural history. 1890.
  • Introduction to the study of Mammals, living and extinct with Richard Lydekker. London 1891.
  • Essays on Museums and other subjects. London 1898. [includes appreciations of Huxley and Owen]

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  1. ^ Archives of natural history. Volume 36, Issue 2, Page 361-362, ISSN 0260-9541 DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.3366/E0260954109001107 Retrieved 21 September 2015.

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