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March 19, 1927

Lehrbuch der normalen Anatomie des Menschen.

JAMA. 1927;88(12):950. doi:10.1001/jama.1927.02680380074044

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This textbook is complementary to the Anatomischer Atlas by Toldt and Hochstetter. The atlas does not contain a text, and the text does not contain illustrations. Each of the two works is excellent, and the two together will be of great service and give great satisfaction to students of anatomy. In the textbook, principles of structure are built up on developmental history. An introductory section reviews briefly the history of research into form-determining factors, showing the great service of experimental embryology. A synopsis of the growth of the body and of the structure of the main tissues is included in this section. In the body of the work the arrangement is functional; sections of the book have such titles as "Locomotive Apparatus," "Circulatory Apparatus" and "Organs for Formation and Destruction of Lymph Cells." Within each section the treatment is also functional; gross and minute structures are considered in relation to

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