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The Pamphlet Collection of Sir Robert Stout: Volume 50

Practical Anatomy

Practical Anatomy.

Every facility is afforded the student for the study of practical anatomy. Adequate provision is made for a supply of subjects amply sufficient for the number of students. The dissecting rooms are large and well ventilated, and will be open during the whole winter season, where, under the guidance of the Demonstrator, the student must, by dissection, acquire a practical knowledge of the human body in all its parts.

It is only at the dissecting table that its anatomy and its physiology can be understood. Hence, students who are applicants for graduation are required to perform all the principal operations on the cadaver, in the presence of the class, and to explain, minutely and accurately, the anatomy of the parts involved, each step of the operation, and the method of dressing.

President Laws has placed at the service of the Medical School, his rare lecture room helps, including a complete set of Marshall's Plates, large and small, last edition; the entire collection of over one hundred colored plates used by the late Dr. Crosby in his lectures and prepared at an expense of about #1,500; also, the plates of Hirschfeld, Rudinger and others, together with over 400 projections, etc., etc.

Instead of the customary oral examinations for the Degree of Doctor of Medicine, a series of written examinations are held during the course by the different members of the Faculty; and the degree of M. D. is conferred upon such students as prove their fitness to receive it. These examinations are preliminary to the final examination by