Blood contains nutrients and oxygen providing energy that allows the cells of the body to perform work. Part of the immune system that helps the body fight-off disease. Works with the cardiovascular system to return fluids from the blood vessels. The fur helps insulate against heat loss.
Origins[ edit ] The English anatomist Henry Gray was born in He studied the development of the endocrine glands and spleen and in was appointed Lecturer on Anatomy at St George's Hospital Medical School in London.
Inhe approached his colleague Henry Vandyke Carter with his idea to produce an inexpensive and accessible anatomy textbook for medical students.
Dissecting unclaimed bodies from workhouse and hospital mortuaries through the Anatomy Act ofthe two worked for 18 months on what would form the basis of the book.
Their work was first published in by John William Parker in London. An imprint of this Anatomy practice first edition was published in the United States inwith slight alterations. His death had come just three years after the initial publication of his Anatomy Descriptive and Surgical. Even so, the work on his much-praised book was continued by others.
Keen edited the next two editions, namely: In Septemberreference to the English edition was dropped and it was published as the Fourteenth Edition, edited by Bern B.
McMurrich, who also edited the Fifteenth Edition October There is also an edition dated which does still reference the English edition stating it is "A New Edition, Thoroughly Revised by American Authorities, from the thirteenth English Edition" and edited by T.
Pickering PickF. Spitzka edited the Eighteenth Oct.
The "American" editions then continued with consecutive numbering from the Twentieth onwards, with W. Lewis editing the 20th September.
Gross edited the 25th August26th July27th August28th Augustand 29th January Clemente edited and extensively revised the 30th edition October Discrepancies in numbering of American and British editions[ edit ] Sometimes separate editing efforts with mismatches between British and American edition numbering led to the existence, for many years, of two main "flavours" or "branches" of Gray's Anatomy: This can easily cause misunderstandings and confusion, especially when quoting from or trying to purchase a certain edition.
For example, a comparison of publishing histories shows that the American numbering kept roughly apace with the British up until the 16th editions inwith the American editions either acknowledging the English edition, or simply matching the numbering in the 14th, 15th and 16th editions.
Then the American numbering crept ahead, with the 17th American edition published inwhile the 17th British edition was published in BMA Awards: Highly Commended, Basic & Clinical Sciences "The newest () and the 41 st edition of Gray’s Anatomy is a mirror on the explosion of medical knowledge that has occurred over the past 8 years since the 40 th edition was published the 41 st edition of Gray’s Anatomy is the single most important text a radiologist should own.
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