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January 1965

Cunningham's Textbook of Anatomy, ed 10.

Arch Neurol. 1965;12(1):110. doi:10.1001/archneur.1965.00460250114016

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The latest edition of this well-known textbook of anatomy upholds the high standards of previous editions in fulfilling the stated objective as a "book of reference." The completely revised format is commendable. New blocks were made of all old illustrations and 217 new figures were added. The reproduction of the illustrations does justice to their excellence. International Anatomical Nomenclature (Paris, 1955 and New York, 1960) has replaced the Birmingham Terminology used in the ninth edition. A selected bibliography is included.

The chapter on the cellular elements, gross anatomy, microscopic anatomy, and radiographic anatomy of the central nervous system was revised by G. Romanes (130 pages). The anatomy of the cranial nerves, spinal nerves, autonomic nervous system, and all sensory organs were described by A. Durward (150 pages). The new illustrations include photomontages of stained horizontal and coronal sections, against the background of the gross brain. The chapters on the

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