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June 1983

Hautund Hautanhangsorgane kleiner Laboratoriumstiere. Part 1: Vergleichende Morphologie der Haut und der Haare von Maus, Ratte, Hamster, Meerschweinchen und Kaninchen

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by Klaus Militzer, 174 pp, with 27 illus, Berlin, Verlag Paul Parey, 1982.

Arch Dermatol. 1983;119(6):535. doi:10.1001/archderm.1983.01650300089023

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Abstract

Klaus Militzer of the central animal laboratory for experimental medicine, University of Essen, West Germany, has published, within a series on experimental zoology, booklet No. 9, part 1, entitled Skin and Skin Appendages of Small Laboratory Animals: Comparative Morphology of Skin and Hair of Mouse, Rat, Hamster, Guinea Pig and Rabbit.

The literature on small laboratory animals is largely limited to single articles widely dispersed in journals and handbooks of zoology, medicine, and veterinary medicine. For this reason the author offers a comprehensive treatise in three parts to review general questions and detailed problems of specific animal species.

The first part of this volume is concerned with the functions of hair and skin in man and laboratory animals, their embryology, comparative macroscopic anatomy, the morphologic characteristics of the epidermis, cutis, and subcutis, and pigment formation in skin and hair. The second part describes the skin and hair of small experimental

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