An Interactive Annotated World Bibliography of Printed and Digital Works in the History of Medicine and the Life Sciences from Circa 2000 BCE to 2022 by Fielding H. Garrison (1870-1935), Leslie T. Morton (1907-2004), and Jeremy M. Norman (1945- ) Traditionally Known as “Garrison-Morton”

15791 entries, 13704 authors and 1919 subjects. Updated: September 13, 2022

SMITH, Sir Thomas

3 entries
  • 11364

A manual of operative surgery on the dead body.

London: Longman, Green, Longman, and Roberts , 1859.

Smith's concept was the teaching of surgery in a manner analogous to the teaching of anatomy--i.e. from a cadaver. His book organizes and explains the operations that student surgeons could practice on a cadaver.

Digital facsimile from the Internet Archive at this link.



Subjects: Education, Biomedical, & Biomedical Profession, SURGERY: General
  • 6359

Skull-cap showing congenital deficiencies of bone.

Trans. path. Soc. Lond., 16, 224-25, 1865.


Subjects: Conditions & Syndromes Not Classified Elsewhere, GENETICS / HEREDITY › HEREDITARY / CONGENITAL DISEASES OR DISORDERS
  • 6360

Haemorrhagic periostitis of the shafts of several of the long bones, with separation of the epiphyses.

Trans. path. Soc. Lond., 27, 219-22, 1876.

Craniohypophyseal xanthomatosis was first reported by Sir Thomas Smith (see also No. 6359). Hand in 1893 (No. 6361), Schüller in 1915 (No. 6362), and Christian in 1919 (No. 6363) also reported cases, and the condition became known as the “Hand–Schüller–Christian syndrome”.



Subjects: ORTHOPEDICS › Diseases of or Injuries to Bones, Joints & Skeleton