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October 23, 1948

Gynaecological and Obstetrical Anatomy

JAMA. 1948;138(8):624. doi:10.1001/jama.1948.02900080082040

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The title of the first edition of this book was "The Anatomy of the Female Pelvis," but the book covers much more than this title indicates, including the subject of the placenta and the anatomy of the fetus. There is also a chapter on endocrinology which takes up one tenth of the entire book and which is apparently considered to be anatomy. Four full pages of references are listed in the chapter on endocrinology. Most of the illustrations are highly instructive. A large number of the illustrations are in color and most of these are original. At least two colored plates are reproduced twice (figure 59 opposite page 66 is the same as figure 154 opposite page 201, and figure 62 opposite page 70 is identical with figure 104 opposite page 142). The roentgenogram shown in figure 14 was poorly reproduced. Aside from the three subjects mentioned the subjects covered

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