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The Anatomy of the Human Peritoneum and Abdominal Cavity
Considered from the Standpoint of Development and Comparative Anatomy

This edition features
 • illustrations
 • a linked Table of Contents, Footnotes, and Index
     Development of Vertebrate Ovum    
     Development of Cœlom and of Alimentary Cana
     Development of Cloaca    
     Development and Divisions of the Peritoneum    
     Derivatives of Entodermal Intestinal Canal    
     Divisions of Alimentary Canal    
Part I. Anatomy of the Peritoneum and Abdominal Cavity    
     Comparative Anatomy of Foregut and Stomach    
     Morphological Types of Stomach    
     Development of the Intestine    
          I.    Intestinal Rotation and Definition of Adult Segments of the Intestinal Canal    
               Development of Aortal Arterial System    
          II.    Demonstration of Intestinal Rotation in the Lower Mammalia    
               Peritoneal and Visceral Relations in the Infra-colic Compartment of the Abdominal Cavity in the Adult    
Part II. Anatomy of the Peritoneum in the Supra-colic Compartment of the Abdomen    
     1.    Stomach and Dorsal Mesogastrium    
          a.    Changes in Position of Stomach    
          b.    Changes in Direction and Extent of Dorsal Mesogastrium    
          c.    Development of Spleen and Pancreas in the Dorsal Mesogastrium and Changes in the Disposition of the Great Omentum    
               1.    Development of Spleen    
               2.    Development of Pancreas    
                    Development of Pancreas in Lower Vertebrates    
                    Comparative Anatomy of Pancreas    
                    Pyloric Cæca or Appendices    
                    Peritoneal Relations of Pancreas    
                    Comparison of Embryonal Stages during the Development of the Human Dorsal Mesogastrium, Spleen and Pancreas with the Permanent Adult Condition of the same Structures in Lower Mammalia    
               1.    Spleen, Pancreas and Great Omentum of Cat    
               2.    Relation of Great Omentum to Transverse Colon, Transverse Mesocolon and Third Part of Duodenum    
     2.    Ventral Mesogastrium and Liver    
          I.    A.    Development of Liver    
               B.    Comparative Anatomy of Liver    
               C.    Development of Vascular System of Liver    
                    Comparative Anatomy of the Hepatic Venous Circulation    
          II.    Ventral Mesogastrium    
               Peritoneal Relations of Liver    
               Relation of Hepatic Peritoneum to the “Lesser Sac”    
               Caudal Boundary of Foramen of Winslow    
               Pancreatico-gastric Folds    
Part III. Large and Small Intestine, Ileo-colic Junction and Cæcum    
     I.    General Review of Morphology and Physiology of the Vertebrate Intestine    
          I.    Midgut or Small Intestine    
               Intestinal Folds    
               Divisions of Small Intestine    
               Structure of Small Intestine    
               1.    Secretory Apparatus    
               2.    Absorbing Apparatus    
               Valvulæ Conniventes    
          II.    Endgut or Large Intestine    
     II.    Serial Review of the Ileo-colic Junction and Connected Structures in Vertebrates    
          I.    Fishes    
          II.    Amphibia    
          III.     Reptilia    
          IV.    Birds    
          V.    Mammalia    
     III.     Phylogeny of the Types of Ileo-colic Junction and Cæcum in the Vertebrate Series    
          1.    Symmetrical Form of Ileo-colic Junction; Mid- and End-gut in Direct Linear Continuity    
          2.    Asymmetrical Development of a Single Cæcal Pouch, lateral to the Ileo-colic Junction, Mid- and End-gut Preserving their Linear Continuity    
          3.    Rectangular Ileo-colic Junction, with Direct Linear Continuity of Cæcum and Colon    
     IV.    Structure of Cæcal Apparatus and Specialized Morphological Characters of Colon in Rodents and Ungulates    
          1.    Cæcum Proper    
          2.    Structural Modifications of Proximal Segment of Colon analogous in their Functional Significance to the Cæcal Apparatus    
     V.    Cæcal Apparatus and Colon in Hyrax.    
Part IV. Morphology of the Human Cæcum and Vermiform Appendix    
     I.    Development of the Cæcum and Appendix    
     II.    Changes in the Position of the Cæcum and Appendix during normal Development, depending upon the Rotation of the Intestine and the subsequent Descent of the Cæcum    
     III.    Variations of Adult Cæcum and Appendix    
          A.    Shape of Cæcum and Origin of Appendix. Types and Variations of Adult Cæcum and Appendix    
          B.    Position and Peritoneal Relations of Appendix    
          C.    Ileo-Cæcal Folds and Fossæ


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