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October 13, 1900

Anatomy of the Brain. A Text-Book for Medical Students.

JAMA. 1900;XXXV(15):963. doi:10.1001/jama.1900.02460410047022

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This brief and convenient manual of the general anatomy of the brain, with its numerous schematic drawings, which are a great advantage to the student, seems, as far as it goes, to represent our present knowledge of the subject. The author, as he says, thought best to omit minor details, and exclude as far as possible subjects which are still matters of controversy. The student, therefore, will find in his further studies many additional facts not here mentioned. The original names for the parts are given, but the terms adopted and recommended by the German Anatomical Society are inserted parenthetically. It would not have been inappropriate and would have been in the line of progress if the author had also parenthetically inserted the nomenclature of Wilder, some of which at least is likely to come into general use. The book is one that will undoubtedly be serviceable and can be

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