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January 14, 1911

Anatomy, Descriptive and Applied.

JAMA. 1911;LVI(2):148. doi:10.1001/jama.1911.02560020064037

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It seems scarcely possible that new editions of text-books on anatomy can present much that is new, yet the eighteenth edition of this well and widely known work contains many new ideas intended to increase its value as a text-book. Much of the text has been rewritten and rearranged, the new arrangement being according to sequence of subjects, so that the student receives his knowledge of parts in the order of their anatomic dependence. The spleen and suprarenals have been placed among the ductless glands. The urinary and generative organs are placed together in a chapter on "The Urinogenital Organs." The chapters on the surgical anatomy of hernia and on the dissection of the peritoneum have been omitted, the descriptions being given only in their proper place. Ample directions are given for dissecting. Embryology and histology come in for their usual share of consideration. The name of each structure is

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