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August Quirinus Bachmann - bibliography

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Biography

German anatomist and botanist, born December 9, 1652, Leipzig; died December 20, 1723, Leipzig. Commonly known as Augustus Quirinus Rivinus

Bibliography

  • Introductio generalis in rem herbarium.
    3 volumes. Leipzig, 1690, 1691, 1699. On his system of botany.
  • Censura medicamentorum officinalium. Lipsiae, J. Fritsch, 1701. 1701.
    A list of officially recognised drugs, with a classification of useless and undesirable ones. Rivinus also noted incompatibles.-
  • Pathologia animata.
  • De auditus viciis. Leipzig, 1717.
    Dissertation published by his son Johannes Augustus Quirinus Rivinus under the supervision of his father. Reprinted by Albrecht von Haller (1708-1777) in his Disput. anat. select. 1749; 4: 309-335. In this work Bachmann wrongly ascribed the discovery of the exit canal of the glandula sublingualis to his father.

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