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NESBITT, Robert

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  • 395.1

Human osteogeny explained in two lectures.

London: W. Innys, 1736.

Nesbitt pointed out that bones may develop in membrane as well as cartilage, an observation which was ignored until the 19th century. He left an outstanding description of bone growth.



Subjects: ORTHOPEDICS › Muskuloskeletal System › Physiology of Bone Formation