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December 24, 1927

Handbuch der mikroskopischen Anatomie des Menschen.

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Herausgegeben von Wilhelm v. Möllendorff. Band V. Verdauungsapparat. 1-Teil. Mundhöhle. Speicheldrüsen. Tonsillen, Rachen. Speiseröhre. Serosa. Von T. Hellman und anderen. Paper. Price, 72 marks. Pp. 374, with 276 illustrations. Berlin: Julius Springer, 1927.

JAMA. 1927;89(26):2215-2216. doi:10.1001/jama.1927.02690260063032

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For many years a comprehensive work on the minute anatomy of the human body has been needed; recently the need has become acute not only among anatomists and pathologists but among clinical specialists as well. The present volume is the second issue of a work that will ultimately fill this need. It is a project of great magnitude, for in the past there have been few histologists who have had access to an adequate series of well preserved specimens of any viscus from the human body so that they were in a position to recognize normal conditions with certainty. The present work is a handbook of the cooperative type, sumptuously illustrated and beautifully printed. The presentation aims at the functional interpretation which is the keynote of modern histology. The ground covered by this issue is as follows: Oral cavity by S. Schumacher; thirty-four pages, fifteen illustrations. Tongue by S. Schumacher;

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