Virchow's Contributions to Veterinary Medicine: Celebrated Then, Forgotten Now

  title={Virchow's Contributions to Veterinary Medicine: Celebrated Then, Forgotten Now},
  author={Leon Z. Saunders},
  journal={Veterinary Pathology},
  pages={199 - 207}
  • L. Saunders
  • Published 1 May 2000
  • Medicine
  • Veterinary Pathology
In 1858, Rudolf Virchow, the professor of pathology in Berlin University, published the book “Cellular Pathology”. A compendium of his lectures to physicians and medical students, he introduced the use of microscopy for the study of human diseases. To an astonishing extent Rudolf Virchow was helpful to the disciplines of veterinary medicine (and veterinary pathology). Considered a scientific genius in several disciplines, this essay deals exclusively with the devotion of Virchow, a scholarly… Expand
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