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May 17, 1941

The Anatomy of the Eye and Orbit Including the Central Connections, Development, and Comparative Anatomy of the Visual Apparatus

JAMA. 1941;116(20):2351-2352. doi:10.1001/jama.1941.02820200121035

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This concise book on anatomy of the eye, its adnexa and the orbit is an improvement over the first edition, in that not only have sixty-four pages and sixty new illustrations been added but the sections on the visual pathway and its blood supply have been rewritten. Several colored plates, among which are microscopic sections of the retina and optic nerve, have been added. The section on the choroid and retina have been greatly improved, especially the former. The chapters on the bony orbit, embryology and comparative anatomy remain unchanged. In each chapter the author discusses, under the title of practical considerations, the clinical significance of alterations in the various anatomic structures. The final chapters on embryology, postnatal growth and comparative anatomy give a brief adequate survey of the development and growth of the globes and the anatomy of the eyes of lower animals. There is a brief account of

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