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May 1939

The Harvey Lectures.

Arch Intern Med (Chic). 1939;63(5):1015. doi:10.1001/archinte.1939.00180220205020

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All who are acquainted with previous Harvey Lectures will find no occasion for surprise in the statement that the present series meets the same high standard set up by its predecessors. Each lecture is the exposition of an original piece of work carried out by the lecturer and is accompanied by an adequate bibliography dealing with the subject under discussion. Here is a source of original information for all who may have an interest in the subjects presented. The titles and the names of the authors are as follows: "The Nature of the Visual Process," by Dr. Selig Hecht, professor of biophysics, Columbia University; "The Pasteur-Meyerhof Reaction in Muscle Metabolism," by Dr. Einar Lundsgaard, professor of physiology, Institute of Medical Physiology, University of Copenhagen; "The Functional Significance of the Lymphatic System," by Dr. Cecil K. Drinker, professor of physiology, Harvard University; "Transfers of Water and Solutes in the Body," by

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