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Anacharsis Baizeau

Born  1821

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French physician, born 1821, Nantes.

Biography of Anacharsis Baizeau

Anacharsis Baizeau received his doctorate in 1844. He was professeur agrégé at the Val-de-Grâce, physician to the military hospital of the Oran division, then médecin-inspecteur and member of the Conseil des armées.


  • De la cystite hémorrhagique du col compliquant l'uréthrite et de son traitement par les balsamiques. 1861.
  • De l'héméralopie épidémique. 1861.
  • Mémoir sur les perforations et les divisions de la voute palatine. 1862.

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