Quain's Elements of Anatomy, Vol. 2 of 3

Quain's Elements of Anatomy, Vol. 2 of 3 : Part I-Osteology (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from Quain's Elements of Anatomy, Vol. 2 of 3: Part I-Osteology Descriptive anatomy may be treated of in two methods viz., the Systematic and the Topographical. In the first or Systematic Anatomy, the several organs and parts of the body are considered in a systematic order, according to their structure, their connection with each other, and their relation to the purposes of life; while in the second, or Topographical Anatomy, the parts are described in the order of their position or association in any region of the body. The first method is best adapted for the elementary and complete study of the structure of organs, the second is more immediately useful in the study of particular regions in their relation to Medicine and Surgery. The object of the present work being mainly to serve as a guide for systematic study, the topographical details will for the most part be included under and combined with the general description of organs, and only some of the more important regions will receive separate notice. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.show more

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  • Paperback | 172 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 9mm | 236g
  • Forgotten Books
  • United States
  • English
  • , black & white illustrations
  • 0243273002
  • 9780243273003