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Books, Journals, New Media
November 9, 2005


Author Affiliations

Books, Journals, New Media Section Editor: Harriet S. Meyer, MD, Contributing Editor, JAMA; Journal Review Editor: Brenda L. Seago, MLS, MA, Medical College of Virginia, Virginia Commonwealth University.

JAMA. 2005;294(18):2364-2365. doi:10.1001/jama.294.18.2364

There are four profits or conditions of Anatomy:
The first forsooth and most, to the might of God to be marvelled.
The second, to be knowledgeable of the patient’s parts.
The third, to prognosticate of the dispositions to come of the body.
But the fourth is to the curation of sickness .

Guy de Chauliac, Sermon Universal of Anatomy (1363)1(p52)