Gray's Anatomy

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Written in the 1850s by a young doctor, Henry Gray, Gray’s Anatomy was the most comprehensive and accessible anatomy of its time. This beautifully produced slipcased volume contains the historic text of the second edition and all of Henry Vandyke Carter’s masterly drawings. It is essential reading for anyone with an interest in the history of medicine or in the amazingly complex machine that is the human body.

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Overview


Written in the 1850s by a young doctor, Henry Gray, Gray’s Anatomy was the most comprehensive and accessible anatomy of its time. This beautifully produced slipcased volume contains the historic text of the second edition and all of Henry Vandyke Carter’s masterly drawings. It is essential reading for anyone with an interest in the history of medicine or in the amazingly complex machine that is the human body.

"A high quality, luxury, leather bound reprint of the very first edition of this classic published in 1858."

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The British Gray's is a colorful, stylishly illustrated version of the classic anatomy reference with commentary and essays by specialists in their fields, and at nearly twice the price of the American edition one would expect no less. This current edition features the conventional divisions of study with numerous classification changes, including new sections on surface anatomy and neonatal anatomy. Much of the information provided reflects the tremendous changes and advances in molecular biology and imaging which have occurred since 1989. Includes photographs as well as diagrams and drawings. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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A standard reference for more than 100 years, this book contains nearly everything you need to know about the human body -- from its simplest parts to its most complicated systems. An enlightening voyage of discovery into the nature of our bodies.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781782124269
  • Publisher: Arcturus Publishing Limited
  • Publication date: 9/1/2013
  • Edition description: Illustrate
  • Pages: 384
  • Sales rank: 202,907
  • Product dimensions: 7.70 (w) x 9.50 (h) x 1.50 (d)

Meet the Author


Henry Gray was an English anatomist and surgeon most notable for publishing Gray’s Anatomy -- the world’s most famous medical textbook. He was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society at the age of 25.
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Table of Contents

Preface
Contributors
Historical Account
1 Introduction to Human Anatomy 1
2 Cells and Tissues 17
3 Embryology and Development 91
4 Neonatal Anatomy and Growth 343
5 Integumental System 375
6 Skeletal System 425
7 Muscle 737
8 Nervous System 901
9 Haemolymphoid System 1399
10 Cardiovascular System 1451
11 Respiratory System 1627
12 Alimentary System 1683
13 Urinary System 1813
14 Reproductive System 1847
15 Endocrine System 1881
16 Surface Anatomy 1909
Bibliography 1937
Index
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