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December 19, 1936

A Text-Book of Histology Arranged upon an Embryological Basis

JAMA. 1936;107(25):2077. doi:10.1001/jama.1936.02770510067029

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Much of the modern histologic investigation consists of attempts to correlate cellular structure and function. The vast amount of work in the fields of endocrinology and of secretions of glands in general, the influence of recent experimental. embryology, and the introduction of new experimental methods in histology have all served to move histology from the static, purely descriptive position which it occupied for many years to a place among the most active and progressive of the medical sciences. This change in the scope of histology is reflected in the present extensive revision of this well known book. Although it still presents histology primarily from the embryologic point of view, this edition differs from previous ones in containing much physiologic information. The most extensive changes and additions are in the descriptions of the endocrine glands, the kidneys, the teeth, and blood formation. There are many new illustrations. The photomicrographs of dental

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