Item #46712 Selected writings of Sir Charles Sherrington: a testimonial presented by the neurologists forming the guarantors of the Journal 'Brain'. Compiled and edited by D. Denny-Brown. Charles Sherrington, Sir.
Selected writings of Sir Charles Sherrington: a testimonial presented by the neurologists forming the guarantors of the Journal 'Brain'. Compiled and edited by D. Denny-Brown

Selected writings of Sir Charles Sherrington: a testimonial presented by the neurologists forming the guarantors of the Journal 'Brain'. Compiled and edited by D. Denny-Brown

London: Hamish Hamilton Medical Books, 1939. First edition, 4to, pp. xiv, 532; frontispiece portrait, tables, more than 85 figures in the text; original blue cloth stamped in gilt on spine; covers a little spotted and slightly bowed; all else very good. Sherrington (1857-1952) was an "English physiologist whose 50 years of experimentation laid the foundations for an understanding of integrated nervous function in higher animals and brought him (with Edgar Adrian) the Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine in 1932...Sherrington also coined the terms 'neuron' and 'synapse' to denote the nerve cell and the point at which the nervous impulse is transmitted from one nerve cell to another, respectively" (on-line EB). Item #46712

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