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Since its first appearance in 1948, this standard reference for newcomers to endocrinology has well met its stated objective of presenting "general and comparative aspects of endocrinology" to "meet the needs of students specializing in the biological sciences." All chapters have been revised and new ones added on the history of endocrinology, vertebrate chromatophores, and neurohypophyseal peptides and their chemical and phyletic distribution. The rapid growth of knowledge in neuroendocrinology has rightly made neuroendocrine integration the theme of this edition. The book is well illustrated, and the anatomical drawings are excellent.
The sections dealing with physiology are more lucid than
General Endocrinology.. Ann Intern Med. ;65:871. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-65-4-871_1
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1966;65(4):871.
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