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Histology is a structural science which serves to complete the anatomic knowledge gained from dissection. This book, however, also emphasizes the intimate relation of histology to physiology and pathology. Following the first two chapters on a discussion of the cell, the structure of the various tissues is presented, followed by the microscopic anatomy of the various organs. In this edition two new chapters have been added, one on the organization of nervous tissues and another on morphogenesis. The other chapters have been extensively revised and a short list of references added to each chapter, thus enabling the student to follow the literature more extensively. Many new and original illustrations, a number of which are in color, have been added. The same five anatomists who revised the two previous editions have made this revision. The authors also present the major controversial differences of opinion, but in this edition they have still
Bailey's Text-Book of Histology. JAMA. 1941;116(14):1607. doi:10.1001/jama.1941.02820140119037