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September 3, 1904

Normal Histology.

JAMA. 1904;XLIII(10):687. doi:10.1001/jama.1904.02500100045022

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This is the third edition of a work which is deserving of more recognition than has been accorded to it in the past. The arrangement of the subject matter is excellent, the sequence being such as to lead the student up gradually, beginning with the cell and ending with the organs of the special senses. The introduction is excellent, but has hardly gone far enough to prepare the student adequately for what is to follow. Still, it may be assumed that the student has studied embryology and biology prior to his entrance in the medical college, and a more extended introduction would, therefore, take up space which can be devoted more profitably to a discussion of histology itself. The chapter on histologic technic is concise and to the point, not attempting to confuse the student by presenting many methods of tissue preparation and staining. The book abounds in excellent illustrations,

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