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Frederick Byron Robinson - bibliography

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American surgeon, born 1854; died March 23, 1910.


  • Landmarks in Gynaecology.Detroit, 1894.
  • The peritoneum. Chicago, 1897.
  • Colpoperineorrhaphy. Chicago, 1899.
  • The Abdominal Brain and Automatic Visceral Ganglia.
    Chicago 1899.
  • Arteria utero-ovarica. Chicago, 1903.

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