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HEITZMAN, Charles, physician, born in Vinkovcze, Hungary, 2 October, 1836. His father, Martin Heitzman, was a surgeon in the Austrian army. The son was educated in the University of Pesth and in that of Vienna, where he was graduated in 1859. He then lectured on morbid anatomy in the Vienna university, and in 1874 came to New York, where he established a laboratory for microscopical research. His specialty is dermatology, and he was vice president of the American dermatological society, besides being a member of other medical associations, His publications include " Chirurgisehe, Pathologie und Therapie" (2 vols., 1864-'8); "Descriptive and Topographical Anatomy of Man in 600 Illustrations" (2 vols., 3d ed., 1886); and papers on "Kenntniss der Dhnndarm-zotten" and "Untersuchungen fiber das Proto-plasma," in the "Transactions of the Imperial Academy of Sciences" (Vienna, 1867-'73). His chief work is "Microscopic Morphology of the Animal Body" (1873).
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