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The Primate Thalamus.

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By WALKER A. EARL. , M.D., Instructor in Neurosurgery, The University of Chicago. 321 pages; 15.5 X 23.5 cm. The University of Chicago Press; , Chicago, Illinois: . 1938.. Price, $3.00.

Ann Intern Med. 1939;12(10):1722-1723. doi:10.7326/0003-4819-12-10-1722_2
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The present volume is an excellent discussion of the anatomy and physiology of the thalamus of the macaque. It begins with an historical introduction which, though brief, brings the material well up to date. The second chapter describes Walker's method of study and experimental material including a brief review of the Nissl and Marchi technics. The author devotes the third chapter to a description of the gross and nuclear structure of the macaque thalamus. The remainder of the book, four substantial chapters, includes: (a) a description of the afferent connections of the thalamus; (b) a discussion of the relation of


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