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September 12, 1959

The Functions of the Endocrine Glands

JAMA. 1959;171(2):246. doi:10.1001/jama.1959.03010200114024

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This book deals mostly with developmental anatomy and to a lesser extent with histology. The material presented is basic, but it is incomplete as regards its usefulness to both the student of medicine and to the graduate physician. The practicing physician will find the material inadequate with regard to clinical application. The illustrations are schematic and for the most part too simplified, but the chemical formulas are adequate. The subject matter and data are derived more from laboratory animals than from human beings. The author, in

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