- A dictionary of medical eponyms

James Meschter Anders - bibliography

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American physician, born July 22, 1854, Fairview Village, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania; died 1936.


  • House plants as sanitary agents. Philadelphia, 1887.
  • A textbook of the practice of medicine.
    Philadelphia, Saunders, 1897; 9th edition, 1909, 1326 pages. 14th edition, 1917.
  • Textbook of medical diagnosis.
    With L. Napoleon Boston (1872-1931). Philadelphia, 1911; 2nd edition, 1914.

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