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September 5, 1903

A Manual of Practical Anatomy.

JAMA. 1903;XLI(10):621. doi:10.1001/jama.1903.02490290033019

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The same general plan is carried out in Part III as in the foregoing parts. It contains 12 colored plates and 204 figures. A notable feature of this part is the repeated reference that is made to the surgical importance of many of the structures of the head, neck and central nervous system. The surface markings of the brain is dwelt on and given due consideration. The surgical anatomy of the head receives considerable attention, and the different regions from which the lymphatic glands receive their supply are mentioned. More attention is given than in ordinary books to the anatomy of the ear, and here again many references are made to surgical procedures. The description of the spinal cord is rather brief, but the brain receives the attention it deserves. In the dissection of the cranial nerves the author claims that it is more convenient to consider the last first

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