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This lavishly illustrated monograph deals principally with the gross and microscopic morphology of the heart in different animal species. In a brief and modest introduction the author defines her aims, chief of which was to make available in one place "information as to the gross anatomy, microscopic anatomy, embryology, electron microscopy, histochemistry, and electrophysiology of numerous species of hearts. . . ." Initially, a book on the atrioventricular connecting system (AVCS) was planned but was expanded into a comparative anatomy of the heart. This more comprehensive undertaking was initiated when the author found that to examine the AVCS, it was
Comparative Basic Cardiology.. Ann Intern Med. ;64:954–956. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-64-4-954
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1966;64(4):954-956.
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