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Synopsis of Human Anatomy.

Synopsis of Human Anatomy. This volume is one of a series, future volumes of which are to appear from time to time. The author states in the preface the object of the work, which it would seem is intended to fill a want rather more extensive than its title and character justify. We hope that students will not depend for their knowledge of anatomy upon any synopsis of the subject; it would be a retrogressive step anything but desirable. Anatomy is a science, and the presentation of its bare outlines serves only to detract from it as such. A student who has a true scientific spirit would never be satisfied with any short or condensed presentation of this most important subject. It is unfortunate indeed for the science of anatomy that it tempts men to present it in this way. As a Synopsis of Anatomy the book is accurate and excellent, but as a http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png JAMA American Medical Association

Synopsis of Human Anatomy.

JAMA , Volume XIII (6) – Aug 10, 1889

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Publisher
American Medical Association
Copyright
Copyright © 1889 American Medical Association. All Rights Reserved. Applicable FARS/DFARS Restrictions Apply to Government Use.
ISSN
0098-7484
eISSN
1538-3598
DOI
10.1001/jama.1889.04440040035016
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Abstract

This volume is one of a series, future volumes of which are to appear from time to time. The author states in the preface the object of the work, which it would seem is intended to fill a want rather more extensive than its title and character justify. We hope that students will not depend for their knowledge of anatomy upon any synopsis of the subject; it would be a retrogressive step anything but desirable. Anatomy is a science, and the presentation of its bare outlines serves only to detract from it as such. A student who has a true scientific spirit would never be satisfied with any short or condensed presentation of this most important subject. It is unfortunate indeed for the science of anatomy that it tempts men to present it in this way. As a Synopsis of Anatomy the book is accurate and excellent, but as a

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JAMAAmerican Medical Association

Published: Aug 10, 1889

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