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This volume reviews the development and evolution of the science of anatomy in six chapters dealing with the following subjects: Chapter I, The Greeks; Galen and Galenic Tradition; Chapter II, The Middle Ages; III, Modern Anatomy; IV, Histology, Embryology, Neurology; V, Current Trends in Anatomy. The actual recording of anatomical knowledge began in very early times, for the oldest written records of the papyri are compiled from earlier books and repeat a traditional lore which had already been codified, much in the style of a modern compend. The first definite investigation of anatomical questions of which we have record is
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Anatomy.. Ann Intern Med. 1930;4:647–648. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-4-6-647
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1930;4(6):647-648.
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