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”

15791 entries, 13704 authors and 1919 subjects. Updated: September 13, 2022

HOWELL, William Henry

6 entries
  • 886

The life history of the formed elements of the blood, especially the red blood corpuscles.

J. Morph., 4, 57-116, 18901891.

Includes description of “Howell’s bodies” seen in mature erythrocytes and called also “Howell–Jolly bodies” after the later description by J. M. J. Jolly.



Subjects: HEMATOLOGY
  • 1337

Vagus inhibition of the heart in its relation to the inorganic salts of the blood.

Amer. J. Physiol., 15, 280-94, 19051906.

Howell suggested that nerve impulses act indirectly by increasing the amount of diffusible potassium compounds in the heart tissue.



Subjects: NEUROSCIENCE › NERVOUS SYSTEM › Chemical Mediation of Nervous Impulses
  • 730.1

Note upon the presence of amino-acids in the blood and lymph as determined by the ß naphthalinsulphochloride reaction.

Amer. J. Physiol., 17, 273-79, 1906.

Demonstration of the presence of amino-acids in the blood.



Subjects: BIOCHEMISTRY, HEMATOLOGY
  • 899

The preparation and properties of thrombin, together with observations on antithrombin and prothrombin.

Amer. J. Physiol. 26, 453-73, 1910.


Subjects: HEMATOLOGY › Anticoagulation, HEMATOLOGY › Coagulation
  • 902

The role of antithrombin and thromboplastin (thromboplastic substance) in the coagulation of blood.

Amer. J. Physiol., 29, 187-209, 19111912.


Subjects: HEMATOLOGY › Anticoagulation, HEMATOLOGY › Coagulation
  • 905

Two new factors in blood coagulation — heparin and pro-antithrombin.

Amer. J. Physiol., 47, 328-41, 19181919.

Isolation of heparin.



Subjects: HEMATOLOGY, HEMATOLOGY › Anticoagulation