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September 1976

The Eye: Volume 5, Comparative Physiology,

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New Haven, Conn

Arch Ophthalmol. 1976;94(9):1643. doi:10.1001/archopht.1976.03910040473042

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Developing new information about the human eye is a difficult proposition at best, therefore, it is essential that information derived from other animal species be available to those interested in solving problems in the human. Furthermore, basic problems concerned with embryogenesis of molecules, cells, and tissues; transport of nutrients and how they are utilized; and the development of specific microstructures and macrostructures within the eye all have intrinsic interest.

This volume contains five chapters dealing with the vascular system, fluid system, the outflow pathway, and two sections on the crystalline lens. It is a volume that serious workers in ocular physiology will find useful. The book contains a wealth of basic information that will provide an excellent background for the laboratory worker who wishes to approach any of these problems in ocular physiology. In addition, the clinical researcher will be able to improve his scholarship with the information provided in

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