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November 25, 1905

Gray's Anatomy. Descriptive and Surgical. New American from the 15th English edition. Revised, enlarged and rewritten

JAMA. 1905;XLV(22):1675. doi:10.1001/jama.1905.02510220061023

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Abstract

All the features which made the former editions of this standard work valuable are retained, while a number of new ones have been added. A profusion of colored illustrations much facilitate the study of the lymphatics, veins, arteries, etc. Fully 500 new illustrations have been inserted, bringing the number to 1,132, and presenting the various subjects from new standpoints. Both the old and the new nomenclature are given, the latter in brackets, and much of the text has been rewritten to introduce the new data. The revision by Da Costa has been thorough and able, and the sections on the Lymphatic System, Abdomen, Brain, Spinal Cord and Nervous System have evidently been entirely rewritten and much enlarged, although the general plan of the book remains unchanged. This brings the number of pages to 1,600, while the index has grown to 52 pages. The edition issued in 1901 had only 1,257

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