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September 7, 1907

Manual of Anatomy. Systematic and Practical, Including Embryology.

JAMA. 1907;XLIX(10):872. doi:10.1001/jama.1907.02530100060024

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The first volume was devoted to osteology and the anatomy of the upper and lower limbs. The book is well bound in flexible water-proof buckram and so can be used in the dissecting room. The author uses the conventional anatomic nomenclature instead of the more recent Basle terminology. The illustrations of the section on osteology are copious and well labeled. The section on the anatomy of the limbs contains dissecting directions for the student, colored illustrations and numerous cuts. Like most of the anatomic manuals, the directions to the dissector are put in fine print and in a subordinate position, while the conventional descriptive text is given prominence. Practical experience in the dissecting room leads one to believe that the most necessary information for beginners in anatomy is clear and unmistakable directions to guide them in their work. The second volume takes up the anatomy of the perineum, abdomen, thorax,

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