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”

15860 entries, 13799 authors and 1925 subjects. Updated: February 7, 2023

HERTWIG, Wilhelm August Oscar

6 entries
  • 495

Beiträge zur Kenntnis der Bildung, Befruchtung und Theilung des thierischen Eies.

Morph. Jb., 1, 347-434, 1876.

Demonstration that the spermatozoon enters the ovum and that fertilization occurs by the union of the nuclei of the male and female sex cells. Hertwig also established that the transfer of hereditary material is part of the same nuclear process. Hertwig was professor of anatomy at Jena and Berlin.



Subjects: BIOLOGY › Reproduction
  • 502

Die Coelomtheorie. Versuch einer Erklärung des mittleren Keimblattes.

Jena: Verlag von Gustav Fischer, 1881.

The Hertwig brothers formulated the “coelom” theory to account for the classification and phylogeny of metazoan animals. Digital facsimile from the Internet Archive at this link.



Subjects: BIOLOGY, EMBRYOLOGY
  • 555

Untersuchungen zur Morphologie und Physiologie der Zelle.

Jena: Gustav Fischer, 18841890.


Subjects: BIOLOGY › Cell Biology
  • 504

Lehrbuch der Entwicklungsgeschichte des Menschen und der Wirbelthiere.

Jena: Gustav Fischer, 1886.


Subjects: EMBRYOLOGY
  • 556

Die Zelle und die Gewebe.

Jena: Gustav Fischer, 18931898.

Part 1 was translated as The cell: outlines of general anatomy and physiology, London, 1895.



Subjects: BIOLOGY › Cell Biology
  • 520

Handbuch der vergleichenden und experimentellen Entwicklungslehre der Wirbelthiere. 3 vols.

Jena: Gustav Fischer, 1906.


Subjects: EMBRYOLOGY