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Karl Hürthle

Born  1860
Died  1945

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German histologist, born March 16, 1860, Ludwigsburg; died 1945.

Biography of Karl Hürthle

Karl Hürthle obtained his doctorate in Tübingen in 1884, and from 1884 to 1886 he was prosector of the anatomical institute in Tübingen. From 1887 to 1889 he was assistant at the physiological institute in Breslau, where he was habilitated in 1889, becoming extraordinarius 1895. He was appointed ordinarius in 1898 and retired in 1927.


  • Untersuchungen über die Innervation der Hirngefässe.
    Habilitation thesis, 1889. [Pflügers] Archiv für die gesamte Physiologie des Menschen und der Tiere, 188-1889, 44: 561.
  • Über die Struktur der querstreiftem Muskelfasern von Hydrophilus. Bonn, 1909.
  • Histologische Struktur und optische Eigenschaften der Muskeln.
    Handbuch der normalen und pathologischen Physiologie. Volume 8. Berlin, 1925.
  • Blutkreislauf im Gehirn.
    Handbuch der normalen und pathologischen Physiologie. Volume 10. Berlin, 1927.
  • Die mittlere Blutversorgund der einzelnen Organe.
    Handbuch der normalen und pathologischen Physiologie. Volume 7, 2. Berlin, 1927.

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