3 edition of The brain in the Edentata found in the catalog.
The brain in the Edentata
|Statement||by G. Elliot Smith ; communicated by G.B. Howes ; read 7 April, 1898.|
|Series||Landmarks of science II|
|Contributions||Howes, George Bond, 1853-1905.|
|LC Classifications||Q111 .H35, QL737.E2 .H35|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||394|
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Elliot Smith is of opinion,  after an exhaustive study of the Edentate brain, that in this region of the body the present group shows very decided points of likeness to the Carnivora; that is, so far as.
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