The Development and Growth of the External Dimensions of the Human Body in the Fetal Period
by Richard Scammon and Leroy Calkins
University of Minnesota Press, 1929
Paper: 978-0-8166-7261-5

ABOUT THIS BOOK
ABOUT THIS BOOK
Development and Growth of the External Dimensions of the Human Body in the Fetal Period was first published in 1929. Minnesota Archive Editions uses digital technology to make long-unavailable books once again accessible, and are published unaltered from the original University of Minnesota Press editions.This fundamental study of the growth of the human body in prenatal life and of its proportions and dimensions at birth is based on 35,000 observations by two of the world’s leading anatomists. The authors have given especial emphasis to obstetric factors. The monograph is copiously illustrated and includes an extensive bibliography and a summary of previous studies on this subject. It will be of interest to anthropologists, pediatrists, obstetricians, anatomists, biologists, and students of child welfare.

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