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Many of the standard textbooks of physiology have included rather weak sections on gastrointestinal physiology which have stood in sharp contrast to powerful chapters on neurophysiology or cardiovascular physiology. The gap is being filled by small books on the physiology of the gastrointestinal system, of which the present text is another example. Despite its conciseness this book manages to cover the waterfront, ranging from hunger to defecation and including discussion of major and minor facets of the subjects. The text is an outgrowth of the extensive lecture experience of Dr. Jerzy Glass in his teaching of medical physiology. It has,
Introduction to Gastrointestinal Physiology.. Ann Intern Med. ;68:965–966. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-68-4-965_2
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1968;68(4):965-966.
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