Elements of the Anatomy, Physiology and Hygiene of the Human System
Sheldon, 1872 - Anatomy, Surgical and topographical - 254 pages
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Page 257 - In this admirable treatise the author has aimed to preserve the great principles and facts of the science in their integrity, and so to arrange, explain, and illustrate them that they may be clear and intelligible to the student.