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The two volumes comprising this work are made up of thirty-five sections by as many authors, covering the various special cells of the body. Each of the sections is largely monographic in character, since the writers have all made extensive contributions to the subjects with which they are dealing. The result is a work of the highest value which is unique in nature. Here within the scope of 1,300 pages is contained all the most important knowledge of the structure and function of the body cells. The introductory chapter indicates the new directions which research in cell function will probably take and mentions some of the possibilities of the more newly developed methods of study in this field. The different systems of cells, the skin and its derivatives, the respiratory tract, digestive tract, etc., are then taken up in an interesting and scholarly way. In addition to the anatomy and
Special Cytology. Arch Intern Med (Chic). 1929;43(1):145. doi:10.1001/archinte.1929.00130240148017
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