The Anatomy of the Brain
by Richard H. Whitehead
Publisher: F. A. Davis company 1900
Number of pages: 112
In the preparation of this little book it has been the author's aim to furnish medical students with a clear, accurate, and concise account of the anatomy of the brain, to be used as a guide in their study of that organ. From a work of this character it has been thought best to omit minor details, and to exclude, so far as seemed possible, subjects which are still matters of controversy.
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