The New International Encyclopædia/Förster, August
FÖRSTER, fẽr'stẽr, August (1822-65). A German anatomist, born at Weimar. He was educated at Jena, and subsequently held professorships at Göttingen (1852-56) and Würzburg (1856-65), where his investigations on pathological histology and teratology gave him a wide celebrity. His chief publications include: Lehrbuch der pathologischen Anatomie (10th ed. 1875); Atlas der mikroskopischen pathologischen Anatomie (1854-59); Grundriss der Encyklopädie und Methodologie der Medizin (1857).