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A History of Embryology

By: Joseph Needham(Author), Arthur Hughes(Contributor)
342 pages, b/w illustrations
A History of Embryology
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First published in 1959 as the second edition of a 1934 original, A History of Embryology describes the Western history of embryology from prehistoric concepts of foetal growth through Graeco-Roman antiquity to the close of the eighteenth century. The text is illustrated with plates and diagrams showing the development of scientific understanding over time, first through artistic representations of gestation and later through scientific drawings and sketches. A History of Embryology will be of value to anyone with an interest in the history of medicine.

Contents

List of plates
Preliminary note

1. Embryology in antiquity
2. Embryology from Galen to the Renaissance
3. Embryology in the seventeenth century
4. Embryology in the eighteenth century

Conclusion
Bibliography
Index

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By: Joseph Needham(Author), Arthur Hughes(Contributor)
342 pages, b/w illustrations
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