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October 1, 1892

"CEREBRAL ANATOMY.": Read in the Section of Neurology and Medical Jurisprudence, at the Forty-third annual meeting of the American Medical Association, held at Detroit, Mich., June, 1892.

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JAMA. 1892;XIX(14):392. doi:10.1001/jama.1892.02420140006001a

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Mr. Chairman and Gentlemen:—I have first to thank you for the permission to bring these specimens of anatomy before the Section, inasmuch as they are presented without previous notice, and is therefore a trespass upon your kindness.

I will next ask your indulgence, since I came here wholly unprepared to make any remarks upon them, for the reason that they are casts which are uncorrected by careful dissections which I hope to make in the near future as my time will permit. You will please to accept them as an illustration of what may be accomplished in this line of our work, which I think you will agree with me is important to the progress of our science, since until an exact anatomy of the central nervous system is acquired by the general practitioner so that he is able to make an intelligent post-mortem examination, and describe correctly the location

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