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Books, Journals, New Media
February 3, 1999

AnatomyAnatomy: A Regional Atlas of the Human Body

Author Affiliations

Harriet S.MeyerMD, Contributing EditorJonathan D.EldredgeMLS, PhD, Journal Review EditorRobertHoganMD, adviser for new media


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JAMA. 1999;281(5):468. doi:10.1001/jama.281.5.468-JBK0203-2-1

So, all my best is dressing old words new,

Spending again what is already spent;

For as the sun is daily new and old,

So is my love still telling what is told.1

Those of us who studied gross human anatomy before World War II are familiar with the 1927 Atlas of Human Anatomy of Professor Johannes Sobotta (1869-1945). Dr Clemente expresses the feelings of our generation about the master's work in his preface to the 1975 first edition of his own Anatomy: "I marveled at the clarity, completeness, and boldness of the anatomical illustrations of the original."

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