Physiological Researches on Life and Death
Boston: Richardson and Lord, 1827. Item #66716
1827. Translated from the French. Old Ex-Library from Maryland. Fair condition. Foxing and general wear. 2nd edition translated into English. Old library bylaws included warning the reader that late fees may be as much as six and a half cents...
Marie François Xavier Bichat was a French anatomist and pathologist, known as the father of modern histology. Although he worked without a microscope, Bichat distinguished 21 types of elementary tissues from which the organs of the human body are composed.
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