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This monograph on the physiology of the uterus will be a welcome contribution to the many investigators and clinicians interested in the problems of reproduction. The work comprises a comprehensive summary of the literature in this field as well as an intelligent interpretation of the available data. The bibliography of 1,190 references arranged alphabetically should be a great aid to any one working in this field. The physiology of uterine motility in experimental animals as well as in the human being is thoroughly considered. Chapters are devoted to innervation of the uterus, its blood and lymph supply, its metabolism and its growth. The hormonic control of physiologic changes, motility and reproduction are described in separate chapters. The relationships of the uterus to bodily functions are considered. Lastly, a chapter is devoted to a clinical contribution on the various endocrine problems as related to the physiology and pathology of reproduction. The
Physiology of the Uterus with Clinical Correlations. JAMA. 1939;113(14):1356–1357. doi:10.1001/jama.1939.02800390078037
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