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”

15871 entries, 13811 authors and 1928 subjects. Updated: March 19, 2023

JACOB, Arthur

2 entries
  • 1491

An account of a membrane in the eye, now first described.

Phil. Trans., 109, 300-07, 1819.

“Jacob’s membrane”, the layer of the retina containing the rods and cones.



Subjects: OPHTHALMOLOGY › Anatomy of the Eye & Orbit
  • 4025

Observations respecting an ulcer of peculiar character, which attacks the eyelids and other parts of the face.

Dublin Hosp. Rep. 4, 232-39, 1827.

Arthur Jacob, Professor of Anatomy and physiology in Dublin, described “Jacob’s ulcer”, rodent ulcer attacking the face, especially the eyelid.



Subjects: DERMATOLOGY › Specific Dermatoses