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Jacob Augustus Lockhart Clarke - bibliography

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Biography

English physician, physiologist, histologist and neurologist,born 1817; died January 25, 1880.

Bibliography

  • Researches into the structure of the spinal cord.
    Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London, 1851, 141: 607-621.
    With Clarke's columns and his method of mounting cleared sections in balsam.
  • On a case of muscular atrophy, with disease of the spinal cord and medulla oblongata.
    Medico-Chirurgical Transactions, 1867, 50: 489-496.
    First important account of syringomyelia. Obituaries:
    Medical Times and Gazette, London, 1880, I: 138.
    Lancet, London, 1880, I: 189.

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