A History of Gastric Secretion and Digestion

Experimental Studies to 1975

  • Horace W. Davenport

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xvii
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  11. Back Matter
    Pages 345-414

About this book


This book examines the history of experimental study in gastric secretion and digestion. The author identifies the scientific questions that have occupied researchers and discusses the experiments that have led to their solutions. By isolating aspects of experimental study and tracing their evolution over the years, the book provides gastric physiologists and gastroenterologists with a solid understanding of the intellectual history of their field.


Digestion Gastric Secretion absorption blood cell evolution gastroenterology physiology research

Authors and affiliations

  • Horace W. Davenport
    • 1
  1. 1.The University of MichiganAnn ArborUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4614-7602-3
  • Copyright Information American Physiological Society 1992
  • Publisher Name Springer, New York, NY
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  • Online ISBN 978-1-4614-7602-3
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