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GROUP XXV

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Originally appearing in Volume V21, Page 352 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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GROUP XXV. Animal Glands and Secretions.—Of these the thyroid gland, the suprarenal bodies, the spleen, the bile, the bone marrow, the ovaries and some others have been investigated fully. Speaking generally, when given in small doses their action on the healthy organism is slight or nil, but in disease some of them are capable of acting as substitutes for deficient secretions.
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