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The foundations of cytology and histology are twofold: 1) the description and interpretation of the elaborate artifacts needed to visualize the discontinuities of living tissues, and 2) the conceptual framework relating structural postulates to growth and function. The continual traffic of ideas across the interface between structural and functional studies has provided stimulus and correction for both, although progress in these two broad areas has seldom been synchronous, even in the least rigorous sense. It is in this tradition of supportive interchange that Dr. Block intends that his book should "provide a means of translating static morphological observations into .
Text-Atlas of Hematology.. Ann Intern Med. 1977;86:841–842. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-86-6-841_3
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1977;86(6):841-842.
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