by Frank Overton
Publisher: American Book Company 1910
This primary textbook of applied physiology follows a natural order of treatment. In each subject elementary anatomical facts are presented in a manner which impresses function rather than form, and from the form described derives the function. The facts and principles are then applied to everyday life. From the great range of the science there are included only those subjects which are directly concerned in the growth and development of children.
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