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The general plan of this book is indicated in the statement by the author that it was primarily intended to be a laboratory and class room manual for medical students. As such it is relatively short and devoted rather to a statement of the "essentials" than to a consideration of the problems and literature of the science. The chapter on the nervous system, written for recent editions by Prof. Oliver S. Strong, is more thorough in its method of treatment. This edition has been somewhat revised, and illustrations added. The revision of the text has not been sufficiently thorough to include some important recent work. This is especially true in cytology, in which new methods of cytoplasmic fixation are omitted and mitochondria dismissed with a line or two. The same criticism applies to the account of the alimentary tract and the glands associated with it, and the glands of internal
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