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January 12, 1907

Outlines of Human Embryology. A Medical Student's Handbook of Embryology.

JAMA. 1907;XLVIII(2):164. doi:10.1001/jama.1907.02520280076025

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This work is intended for medical students and comprises an outline of the principal facts in human embryology with the omission of details and theories which would be likely to confuse the beginner without assisting him to a general understanding of the subject. An understanding of normal histology is taken for granted. The first three chapters treat of the genital glands, the fertilization of the ovum and the formation of the body from the primary germ layers. The remaining chapters give the details of the development of each organ separately. Special attention is given to the common congenital malformations and their causes. The illustrations, which are purposely made diagrammatic, are clear, and opposite each plate is inserted a blank page on which it is hoped the student will make his own drawings. The work ought to make an excellent text-book and is sufficient as a book of reference for the

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