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The second edition of this work, which first appeared in 1931 and has already become a classic, has been enlarged by the addition of fifteen chapters. It includes extensive discussions not only of experimental work but of technical methods and clinical applications, representing a synthesis of knowledge in one of the most fascinating fields of medical research, in which the author has played a significant part. Important information not available elsewhere and much that would be accessible only by diligent search of the literature appears in this volume. The typography is excellent and the many illustrations, a number of which are in color, are almost without exception well chosen, well executed and reproduced with unusual clarity. Extensive appendixes on pregnancy tests and on the chromatophorotropic hormone of the pars intermedia of the hypophysis are included.
Professor Zondek proposes in this edition a new nomenclature for the gonadotropic principles, taking into
Hormone des Ovariums und des Hypophysenvorderlappens: Untersuchungen zur Biologie und Klinik der weiblichen Genitalfunktion. JAMA. 1935;105(26):2181. doi:10.1001/jama.1935.02760520061023
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