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Willem Vrolik - bibliography

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Dutch physician, born April 29, 1801, Amsterdam; died December 22, 1863, Amsterdam.


  • De anatomia et physiologia organi auditus.
    Submitted in a competition, 1821.
  • Spec. anat.-zoolog. de Phocis et speciatim de Phoca vitulina.
    Competitive paper, 1822.
  • Diss. de mutato vasorum sanguiferorum decursu in scoliosi et kyphosi. Doctoral dissertation, Paris? 1823.
  • Disquisitio anat.-physiol. de peculiari arteriarum in nonnullis animalibus dispositione. 1826.
  • Considérationes sur la diversité des bassins de différentes races humaine. Amsterdam, 1826.
  • De foetu humano animalium minus perfectorum formas referente. Inaugural address, Groningen, 1828.
  • De vinculo disciplinae physiologicae cum historia naturali.
    Inaugural address, Amsterdam, 1831.
  • Beschrijving der beenderen van het menschelijk ligchaam, naar aanleiding van Blumenbach.
    Amsterdam, J. Müller, 1834. 222 pp. 8vo.
    Inspired by Johann Friedrich Blumenbach's (1752-1840) Geschichte und Beschreibung der Knochen des menschlichen Körpers. (Göttingen, 1786), Willem Vrolik exerted himself to enlarge and to describe the fine anatomical collection of his father Gerard, which contained.
  • Quadrumana.
    In Robert Bentley Todd, et al: The cyclopaedia of anatomy and physiology.
    5 volumes. London, 1836- 1859.
  • Het maaksel en leven der dieren. 1853, 1860.
  • Handbuch der ziektekundige ontleedkunde.
    2 parts, Amsterdam, 1840-1842.
    Also known under the title of De vrucht van den mensch e van den zoogdieren afgebeeld en beschreeven in hare regelmatige en onregelmatige ontwikkeling.
  • Tabulae ad illustrandam embryogenesin hominis et mammalium.
    Amsterdam, 1849. German and Latin. Leipzig, 1854. Won a Monthyon-prize in Paris.
  • Teratology.
    In Robert Bentley Todd, et al: The Cyclopaedia of Anatomy and Physiology (5 volumes. London, 1836- 1859), 1847
  • J. van der Hoeven:
    Levensbericht van Willem Vrolik.
    Jaarboek van de koninklijke Akademie van Wetenschappen, gewstigid te Amsterdam, 1863
  • B. Baljet:
    Willem Vrolik als teratoloog. Nederlandsch Tijdschrift voor Geneeskunde, Amsterdam, 1984, 128(32): 1530-1534.
  • B. Baljet:
    Aspects of the history of Osteogenesis imperfecta (Vrolik's syndrome).
    Annals of Anatomy, 2002, 184: 1-7.

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