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Sarturnin Arloing

Born 1846-01-03
Died 1911-03-21

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French physician, born January 3, 1846, Cusset, d├ępartement Allier; died March 21, 1911, Lyon.

Biography of Sarturnin Arloing

Sarturnin Arloing studied veterinary medicine in Lyon and became professor of anatomy and physiology at the Veterinary High School in Toulouse in 1869. In 1876 he received the same appointment in Lyon, where he was also active as professor of experimental medicine and comparative pathology at the university. Arloing particularly concerned himself with tuberculosis, conceiving several tests.

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