Recent Investigations on the Growth of Bone


ANY condition in which bone grows or disappears seems bound to involve some of the mechanisms of normal bone growth. Therefore it was felt that, in the long run, the best way to approach some of the problems of surgical bone pathology would be to deal first with normal development, and to submit the whole question to a new inquiry in the light of recent embryological advances.


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LACROIX, P. Recent Investigations on the Growth of Bone. Nature 156, 576 (1945).

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