DAVID LANDSBOROUGH THOMSON, PH.D.
Until recent years, all discussions of the interrelations of the different endocrine glands were in effect discussions of a single simple diagram, which was introduced by Eppinger, Falta and Rudinger1 as long ago as 1908, and which is still to be found in certain textbooks of physiology and of medicine at the present day. The diagram took the form of a triangle, whose apices represented the pancreas, the thyroid, and the adrenal medullae; between the two last-mentioned, a mutually synergistic relation was supposed to exist, while the two other sides of the triangle represented reciprocal inhibitory actions. It was not
THOMSON DL. CORRELATIONS OF THE ENDOCRINE SYSTEM1. Ann Intern Med. 1936;9:864–872. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-9-7-864
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