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September 1967

The Extremities, ed 3.

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Arch Intern Med. 1967;120(3):386. doi:10.1001/archinte.1967.00300030128039

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This compact volume gives the origin, insertion, function, nerve supply, blood supply, and in most instances, the motor point of the muscles of the upper and lower extremities. The muscle diagrams are large outline drawings of the appropriate areas on left extremities. The nomenclature, with only a few lapses (eg, using volar instead of palmar), is the Nomina Anatomica of 1955 which is a revision of the Basle Nomina Anatomica of 1895. For more detailed information the reader is referred to particular sections in the 28th edition of Gray's Anatomy (1966) and to the tenth edition of Cunningham's Textbook of Anatomy (1964). Muscles are arranged in logical groups such as muscles connecting the upper extremity to the vertebral column, muscles connecting upper extremity to the thoracic wall, and so on. Except for the omission of the articularis cubiti and the extensor hallucis brevis, all the muscles of the limbs are

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