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In this book Andrew reviews morphological age differences throughout the animal kingdom. A quarter of the book reviews age differences according to organ system in man and other mammals. Many chapters refer to Andrew's own valuable researches in morphology and aging. Andrew concludes with a summary of the age differences described, relating them to known aging theories.
Neither the phyla review nor the organ system review are comprehensive in scope. Many important references are absent. In some chapters literature from the early part of the century is emphasized, and in other chapters modern observations alone are cited. Few chapters give
The Anatomy of Aging in Man and Animals.. Ann Intern Med. ;75:660. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-75-4-660_1
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1971;75(4):660.
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