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November 18, 1893

Text-Book of Normal Histology, Including an Account of the Development of the Tissues and of the Organs.

JAMA. 1893;XXI(21):783. doi:10.1001/jama.1893.02420730033022

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This book is intended to be a text-book on Normal Histology and a condensation of some of the larger works, and it is sufficiently full for the average purposes of the student. Like all medical works emanating from this well-known publishing house, the paper is good, the illustrations fair. The histology of the different tissues of the body is well shown in the book. The embryologic portion is placed before the discussion of the normal histology of each subject. For those not possessing the large and exhaustive work of Minot, this portion of the book will be appreciated, but it must be confessed that there are great omissions in this branch of science. Comparison with recent histologic textbooks of its class shows it to be concise, clearly stated, accurate and systematic, although it is not clear why the discussion of the development of certain tissues should be placed in some

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