2017
DOI: 10.1007/s40656-017-0148-z
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Abstract: At the end of the nineteenth century, approaches from experimental physiology made inroads into embryological research. A new generation of embryologists felt urged to study the mechanisms of organ formation. This new program, most prominently defended by Wilhelm Roux (1850-1924), was called Entwicklungsmechanik. Named variously as "causal embryology", "physiological embryology" or "developmental mechanics", it catalyzed the movement of embryology from a descriptive science to one exploring causal mechanisms. …

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