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July 2, 1927

Traité de physiologie normale et pathologique. Publié sous la direction G.-H. Roger, professeur de physiologie à la Faculté de médecine de Paris, et Léon Binet, professeur agrégé de physiologie à la Faculté de médecine de Paris. Tome XI. Reproduction et croissance.

JAMA. 1927;89(1):52. doi:10.1001/jama.1927.02690010052036

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This is a composite production containing chapters on: histogenesis of the sex cells by Champy; sex physiology of the male by Busquet; sex physiology of the female by Vignes; secondary sex characters by Pezard; physiology of pregnancy by Vignes; physiology of the new-born by Binet; physiology of lactation by Porcher; histology of growth by Champy; physiology of growth by Champy and Binet; heredity by Binet, and teratology by Rabaud. As in similar monographs by several authors, the chapters have unequal value; the monograph as a whole is reliable, helpful and fairly comprehensive. The chapters by Dr. Vignes are particularly excellent. Dr. Pezard, who writes on the secondary sex characters, has done much experimental work on the physiology of sex and sex characters, particularly among birds. It is therefore surprising to find that on many points this chapter is not down to date. Dr. Pezard seems unfamiliar with the recent important

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