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February 21, 1925

Anatomie des Menschen. Ein Lehrbuch für Studierende und Aerzte. Zweiter Band.

JAMA. 1925;84(8):619. doi:10.1001/jama.1925.02660340057034

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This is the second of three volumes announced. The first, already reviewed, contained an introduction on general anatomy and treated of the apparatus of locomotion (bones, joints and muscles); this volume treats of the viscera, including the heart. As in the first volume, origins, insertions and variations of muscles are set forth in a table, as are also the names (B N A) used in each part considered; the names are followed by brief explanatory definitions. The text is devoted to an account of gross and minute structure, development, evolution and mode of working. It is written from the standpoint of a general morphologist whose view ranges over the entire animal kingdom, and whose conceptions of architecture are correspondingly broad and true. The expositions of evolutionary and developmental history are especially good, and the reader is helped greatly in their apprehension by illustrations, in many of which three dimensions are

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