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May 31, 1913

The Internal Secretory Organs: Their Physiology and Pathology.

JAMA. 1913;60(22):1729. doi:10.1001/jama.1913.04340220053028

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Abstract

The subject of the internal secretions is not only one of the most interesting but also one of the most important subjects in modern medicine The complx animal body is not simply an agglomeration of organs working independently of each other, but the functions of all the organs a related and correlated for the benefit of the whole. This regulation of function is brought about primarily by the so-called internal secretions which are themselves the products of certain organs The great importance of these internal secretions is constantly becoming more apparent with the growth of our knowledge concerning them; and while little more than a beginning has been made, sufficient is known to show that it is impossible for any physician to be abreast of the times who is not familiar with the work done along this line. The author of this book has long been foremost in work and

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