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One Canadian, two Israeli, and twenty British experts have contributed to this brief but authoritative review of selected topics relating to the rapidly changing discipline of endocrinology. The initial third of the text is a symposium that deals with both anatomical and neurochemical brain-pituitary interrelationships. This section intelligently discusses much of what is known of neural control of gonadotropin, corticotropin, somatotropin, thyrotropin, and posterior pituitary function but curiously fails to highlight recent information about human prolactin secretion. The illustrations are sparse and austere, but each of the seven sections is well written and contains ample references. Unfortunately, papers appearing after
Modern Trends In Endocrinology—4.. Ann Intern Med. ;78:322. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-78-2-322_3
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1973;78(2):322.
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