W. G. DOWNS JR.
The following investigations were instituted for a study of the relationship between the glands of internal secretion and the development of the dental mechanism. While the dental phase was the one of primary interest, careful records were kept of a number of other observable results. Although the findings for the effect of hypophysis on the development of the dental mechanism were negative, (Downs, 1927) some very interesting and somewhat surprising systemic results were obtained. It is these, because of this fact, which will be recorded here.
The experimental animals used were puppies with an average age of four weeks at
DOWNS WG. The Effect of Pituitary Administration on
Growing Dogs1. Ann Intern Med. 1927;1:412–419. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-1-6-412
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