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November 16, 1907

Human Anatomy, Including Structure and Development and Practical Considerations.

JAMA. 1907;XLIX(20):1710-1711. doi:10.1001/jama.1907.02530200068030

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The publishers of this work announce that it is "the first entirely American Anatomy in both text and illustrations." being the product of American authors exclusively. The consideration of the subject is taken up under the following heads: Elements of Structure: Early Development; Elementary Tissues; Skeleton and Joints; Muscular System; Vascular System; Nervous System; Sense Organs; Gastropulmonary System and Urogenital System. The first division occupies ten pages and is a general consideration of the different kinds of tissues entering into the formation of the body. It serves as an introduction to the second section, that on early development, to which forty-eight pages are devoted, giving the synopsis of the principal facts of embryology, especially those which are necessary for a clear understanding of the structure of the adult body. The third and last section of the introductory portion of the book is devoted to a consideration of elementary tissues. This

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