Anatomy, Descriptive and Surgical

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Bounty Books, 1977 - Medical - 1257 pages
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This is a landmark edition of one of the greatest texts of our time. Gray's Anatomy has been an international bestseller for 100 years; its appeal is not only to physicians and students, but to artists and the medically curious. As the new Introduction by Dr. Crocco states: "Every living physician today has been exposed to Gray's Anatomy and nearly everyone has used it. It was Gray's Anatomy that occupied most of the embryonic physician's waking hours, whether at home or at the side of his cadaver. "There have been many imitations, but few real competitors. There have been dissection manuals and pictorial atlases brilliantly illustrated with exquisite photographs. There have been synopses of anatomy and there have been monographs on various regions of the body. However, there is only one Gray's Anatomy. "This stellar book represents the acme of anatomical description over the last century and will probably still be the premier text in anatomy over the next one hundred years. This commemorative edition is a very fitting tribute to Dr. Henry Gray, Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons, whose colossal work will be remembered by medical historians past and future and by twentieth-century physicians and surgeons as the anatomy text of our age."

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Contents

Sphenomaxillary Fossa
112
Surface Form of Skull
119
THE UPPER EXTREMITY
134
The Humerus
144
The Forearm
150
The Hand
158
The Metacarpus
165
Os Innominatum
171
THE WEINS
593
Superficial Cerebral Veins
600
VEINS of THE UPPER EXTREMITY AND THORAX
607
VEINs of THE LOWER EXTREMITYABDOMEN
614
Gastric Veins
620
subdivision into Deep and superficial 623 Superficial Lymphatics of Wall of Abdomen
632
Subdivision into Cerebrospinal Centres The Hemispheres
639
Membranes of the Brain 639 Fissure of Rolando
646

Development of the Os Innominatum
178
The Leg
191
OSTEOLOGY THE SRELETON
202
Internal Cuneiform
206
Number of the Bones 33
213
Navicular 205
220
THE SPINE
223
Retrahens Auriculum
226
Structures composing the Joints 217 Superior Radioulnar Articulations
259
Surface Form
272
Articulations of the Cartilages of the Ribs Surface Form
280
Axis 7
290
General Description of Muscle 295 Cranial Region
298
Superior Oblique
304
Masseteric Fascia
310
Seventh Cervical 39
315
Actions
319
Azygos Uvulae
330
Characters of the Dorsal Vertebrae 39
332
Ganglia of the Spinal Nerves 757 Roots of origin of 788
335
Dissection
340
Progress of Ossification in the Spine 45
346
Serratus Posticus Inferior 341 Internal Sphincter Ani
368
Erector Spinae 343 Compressor Urethrae 37
375
Rectus Capitis Posticus Minor 348 Actions
381
Coracobrachialis
387
Palmaris Longus
391
Extensor Minimi Digiti
397
Superficial Transverse Ligament of
404
Surgical Anatomy of Spine 53
411
Fractures of the Clavicle
412
Dissection
436
Peroneus Longus
440
THE BLOODVASCULAR SYSTEM
452
Structure of
458
Sinus
465
Peculiarities in Vascular System of Foetus 47
471
Coronary Arteries
477
Peculiarities
484
Course and Relations
490
Course and Relations
495
Bones of the Cranium 55
497
Submaxillary Triangle
501
The Bloodvessels of the Brain
512
Surface Marking
518
Axillary Artery
528
Bend of the Elbow
534
ARTERIES OF THE TRUNK
546
COMMON ILIAC ARTERIES
559
Surgical Anatomy of Branches of Internal
570
Common Femoral
573
PoPLITEAL SPACE
581
Dorsalis Pedis Artery
587
322
591
General Description Limbic Lobe 65
654
Lateral Ventricles
660
Fifth Ventricle
666
Pineal Gland
672
Gray Matter of the Cerebrum
678
Upper Surface of the Cerebellum
686
Independent Centres
693
Roots of the Cervical Nerves 758
758
Anterior Divisions of the Cervical Nerves 760 Small sciatic Nerve
791
Anterior Thoracic 769
798
Root of Lumbar Nerves 780 reat Ca o Ali
806
Structure of 811 Mucous Membrane
815
Muscles of 15 Superior Middle and Inferior Meatuses
822
Tunics of sclerotic
825
Membrana Pupillaris
832
Structure of Retina 8 33
838
Meibomian Glands
844
Cavity of Tympanum
853
The Internal Ear or Labyrinth
859
Vessels of the Labyrinth
866
Stensons Duct
885
Surgical Anatomy
891
Vessels 892 Solitary Glands
929
Reflections traced 898 Longitudinal
935
or Descending Portion 912 H APPARATUS OF THE LIVER
942
Solitary Glands 919
948
Muscular Coat 928 Nerves
954
Ligaments of the Epiglottis 959 Middle Mediastinum
959
True Vocal Cords 961 The Lungs
973
967
979
THE URINARY ORGANS
986
Tubuli Uriniferi Course 988 The Bladder
998
Surface Form 993 Vessels and Nerves
1004
Prostate Glands 1009 Body
1012
Nerves of the Penis 1014 Tunica Vaginalis
1018
THE FEMALE ORGANS OF GENERATION
1025
Mons Veneris Labia Majora 1025 Its Form during Pregnancy
1033
Its Form Size and Situation in the Foetus 1033 Nipple
1039
INGUINAL HERNIA Congenital Hernia
1051
Course and Coverings of Oblique Hernia 1049 Gimbernats Ligament
1058
Femoral or Crural Ring
1060
OF THE PERINAEUM
1066
GENERAL ANATOMY OR HISTOLOGY
1073
The Animal Cell 1073 The Nerves
1118
The Vascular System
1126
The Bone io96 The Hair
1140
Nervous Tissue 1111 Secreting Glands
1146
EMBRYOLOGY
1158
The Ovum 1149 The Eye
1180
Formation of the Mesoblast 1154 The Limbs
1187
Development of the Embryo 1165 Ovaries and Testicles
1209
INDEX
1217
Sutures of the Skull 101
1253
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About the author (1977)

Henry Gray was a British physician who wrote a general anatomy textbook at the age of 33; his work is still regarded as a standard after more than 100 years. Considering the fame of his modest textbook, relatively little is known about Gray. He was trained at St. George's Hospital, London, where he demonstrated an early interest in anatomical studies by writing a prize-winning essay comparing the structure of the human eye to the eyes of other vertebrates. Gray maintained his connection to St. George's and taught anatomy to medical students until his death from smallpox. In his short career, he wrote a book on the spleen, The Structure and Use of the Spleen (London, 1854) and published Anatomy, Descriptive and Surgical (1858), which assured him a place in medical history. Although there were other anatomy textbooks available at the time, Gray's approach was much clearer than all of the others. He was described by a contemporary as a "lucid teacher of anatomy" because of his organization of materials and the effective use of illustrations, drawn by Henry Vandyke Carter. Gray also hired a professional editor to work with his prose to make it less technical and more comprehensible to the student. "This accessibility has been one of the great factors in the Anatomy's success and has influenced other writers of anatomy textbooks" (Dictionary of Scientific Biography).

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