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March 1929

Vergleichende Untersuchungen ueber den Bau und die Entwicklung des Glaskoerpers und seiner Inhaltsgebilde bei Wirbeltieren und beim Menschen.

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By Professor Alexander Jokl, Anatomical Institute, University of Upsala. Price, $5. Pp. 249, with illustrations. Upsala, Sweden: Almqvist & Wiksells, 1927.

Arch Ophthalmol. 1929;1(3):430. doi:10.1001/archopht.1929.00810010446015

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Abstract

At the present time, the vitreous body is attracting a good deal of attention from ophthalmologists. Since the slitlamp has demonstrated a distinct structure, the vitreous body no longer can be considered an indifferent jelly. Pathologically, its importance has increased with the enormous strides made in microchemistry. This book, therefore, is opportune. To understand the structure of the adult organ, nothing is more necessary than the study of its development and comparative anatomy.

The work of Professor Jokl in every sense comes up to expectation. The subject has already a long history, and in a laudable way Jokl has given each author his due. The book, a quarto, is divided into three main sections. In the first 16 pages, the technical difficulties are mentioned, great stress being laid on normal conservation, giving Szent-Cyorgyi full credit for his method of conservation, which made it possible to study so

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