An Interactive Annotated World Bibliography of Printed and Digital Works in the History of Medicine and the Life Sciences from Circa 2000 BCE to 2022 by Fielding H. Garrison (1870-1935), Leslie T. Morton (1907-2004), and Jeremy M. Norman (1945- ) Traditionally Known as “Garrison-Morton”

15853 entries, 13794 authors and 1925 subjects. Updated: January 31, 2023

WILSON, Edmund Beecher

4 entries
  • 510

The cell-lineage of Nereis.

J. Morph., 6, 361-480, 1892.

Wilson traced the development of Nereis in minute detail from fertilized egg to the free-swimming larval stage, a pioneer study of cell-lineage.



Subjects: EMBRYOLOGY
  • 8653

An atlas of the fertilization and karyokinesis of the ovum.

New York & London: Macmillan, 1895.

The first atlas of photomicrographs showing fertilization and cellular development during mitosis. The photomicrographs were taken by Leaming. Digital facsimile from the Internet Archive at this link.



Subjects: BIOLOGY › Cell Biology, EMBRYOLOGY, IMAGING › Photography / Photomicrography
  • 238

The cell in development and inheritance.

New York: Macmillan, 1896.

Wilson emphasized the function of cytology in the study of embryology, heredity, evolution and general physiology. The above work has been called the single most influential treatise on cytology of the 20th century. The third edition was extensively revised and enlarged as The cell in development and heredity, 1925. 



Subjects: BIOLOGY › Cell Biology, BIOLOGY › Developmental Biology, EMBRYOLOGY, EVOLUTION
  • 519

Experimental studies on germinal localisation.

J. exp. Zool., 1, 1-73, 1904.


Subjects: EMBRYOLOGY