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September 18, 1948

Annual Review of Physiology. Volume X

JAMA. 1948;138(3):248. doi:10.1001/jama.1948.02900030080026

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The tenth "Annual Review of Physiology" is, like the previous volumes, replete with a wealth of information that has laboratory and clinical value. Practically all the reviews have been obtained from this country; only a few from abroad. Nevertheless, the contained information will interest everyone with research and progressive clinical interest. Included in the contents are discussions of physical properties of protoplasm, physiologic aspects of genetics, developmental physiology, physiology of reproduction, conduction and synaptic transmission in the nervous system, somatic functions of the central nervous system, vision, digestive system, blood cytology, heart, peripheral circulation, metabolic aspects of shock, respiration, anoxia in aviation, regulation of energy exchange, metabolic functions of the endocrine glands, heat and cold, physiology of sweating, pharmacology, the coagulation of blood, hemostasis, physiologic psychology and physiologic effects of radiant energy. This volume will need no introduction to those who are familiar with the earlier reviews. Others who have

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