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December 26, 1936

A Text-Book of Neuro-Anatomy

JAMA. 1936;107(26):2155. doi:10.1001/jama.1936.02770520057027

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This work has been thoroughly revised. The anatomic details are correlated with the fundamental structural plan of the vertebrate nervous system. The anatomic structure of the parts of the human nervous system are discussed in the light of the present knowledge of phylogenic, anatomic and physiologic relationships. There are twenty-six chapters, starting with evolution and comparative anatomy of the nervous system and concluding with a brief laboratory outline. Embryology, topography, histology, anatomy and physiology of the entire cerebrospinal, peripheral and autonomic nervous systems are clearly discussed and interpreted. The autonomic nervous system included in this book comprises material from the first five chapters of the author's book on the autonomic nervous system. The discussion of the cerebral hemispheres is brilliant because of its extreme comprehensiveness and clarity, and the ability to make interesting reading. In fact, the entire book is written in a concise and clear cut maner, thus making

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