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Results of neuroanatomic, phylogenetic, physiologic, pathophysiologic, and biochemical studies done prior to 1968 on neuroendocrine control of human reproduction are the subject matter of this monograph. The essayists are all acknowledged experts in the field, and their summaries may be accepted as authoritative.
As Reichlin pointed out in the introduction to the symposium at which the papers were presented, the contributors "move freely from laboratory animal to domestic animal to healthy and to sick man." In doing so, most are careful to draw attention to the hazards of extrapolating from animal experiments to human physiology, a danger all too commonly
The Neuroendocrinology of Human Reproduction.. Ann Intern Med. ;76:1052. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-76-6-1052_2
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1972;76(6):1052.
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