- A dictionary of medical eponyms

Paula Hertwig - bibliography

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German biologist, born October 11, 1889, Berlin; died 1983.


  • Partielle Keimesschädigungen durch Radium- und Röntgenstrahlen.
    In Handbuch für Vererbungswissensch. Lfg. 1. Berlin, 1927.
  • Regulation von Wachstum, Entwicklung und Regeneration durch Umweltfaktoren.
    With Günther Hertwig (1888-).
    Handbuch der normalen und pathologischen Physiologie. Volume 16, 1. Berlin, 1930.

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