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March 24, 1945

Manual of Human Cross Section Anatomy

JAMA. 1945;127(12):739. doi:10.1001/jama.1945.02860120055026

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The second edition of this popular manual of human cross section anatomy retains all of the material included in the first and contains several additions for the convenience of the student. A much smaller and more compact volume than the first edition, it nevertheless contains reproductions of ninety cross sections through the head and neck, thorax and abdomen, female abdomen and pelvis, upper extremity, thigh and leg, ankle and foot, sixteen key figures and forty-one pages for notes, including seven pages with outline drawings for recording sensory areas of the skin and arterial anastomoses about joints.

The manual is designed for flexibility of use either by the individual student or for a formal class, to provide a personal reference work book for the student and to stimulate the student to think in terms of three dimensional relationships with the minimum of time and effort.

If used under proper supervision in

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