May 1933

Lehrbuch der Histologie und Histogenese.

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By Dr. Univ. Med. Josef Schaffer, o. ö. Professor der Histologie an der Universität in Wien. Third edition. Price, 20 marks. Pp. 576, with 640 figures in the text (some in colors) and 14 additional full page colored plates (mostly lithographs). Leipzig: Wilhelm Engelmann, 1933.

Arch Intern Med (Chic). 1933;51(5):817-818. doi:10.1001/archinte.1933.00150240176018

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This is a third and completely revised edition of a textbook that has been outstanding during the last twelve years. Several cuts have been replaced by better ones, and more than 70 new ones have been added. The 37 page section on microscopy of earlier editions has been eliminated to make room for new matter necessitated by advances in many lines, especially in the supporting tissues and endocrine organs. Histogenesis is carefully summarized after the adult structure of each tissue or organ has been described. The book is up to date and well illustrated. The type is clear and the paper good. Many composite diagrams, such as changes in the uterine mucosa during the menstrual cycle, are useful features. At the beginning of the book there is a selected list of 74 texts on microscopy, cytology, histology and histologic technic, and at the end is added a bibliography of original

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