[Skip to Content]
[Skip to Content Landing]
October 11, 1952

A Textbook of Histology.

JAMA. 1952;150(6):624. doi:10.1001/jama.1952.03680060096041

This article is only available in the PDF format. Download the PDF to view the article, as well as its associated figures and tables.


The sixth edition of this deservedly popular textbook on histology has kept pace with the accumulative tempo of modern knowledge. It has been largely rewritten, exhibiting pronounced alterations in content and, in places, changes in point of view. Since there are many specialized facets in the field of histology, it is interesting to note the inclusion of a new introductory chapter that correlates the submicroscopic, biochemical, and enzymatic constitution of cells with their structure and function. Among others, the chapters on blood, connective tissue, bone, cartilage, endocrine glands, epithelium, glands, and the lymphatic system and spleen have been revised and shortened; however, most of the chapters have been shortened without deletion of essential material, especially those dealing with the eye, ear, male and female generative systems, nervous tissue, skin, muscle, and the digestive tract. New colored plates, photomicrographs in color, and electron micrographs are included. This book is a most

First Page Preview View Large
First page PDF preview
First page PDF preview