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François-Joseph Hunauld - bibliography

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Biography

French physician, born February 24, 1701, Hâteaubriant; died December 15, 1742.

Bibliography

    Hunauld’s works were published in the Mémoires de l’Académie des sciences. Other works include:
  • Nouveau traité de physique sur toute la nature. 2 volumes. Paris, 1742.
  • Dissertation en forme de lettres au sujet des ouvrages de l’auteur du livre sur les maladies des os. Paris, 1726.
  • Discours sur les fièvres qui ont régné les années dernières. Paris.

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