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Heinrich Adolf Rinne - bibliography

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German ear-nose-throat surgeon, born January 24, 1819, Vlotho an der Weser; died July 26, 1868.


  • Über das Stimmorgan und die Bildung der Sprache. [Müller’s] Archiv für Anatomie, Physiologie und wissenschaftliche Medicin, Berlin, 1850.
  • Beiträge zur Physiologie des menschlichen Ohres.
    Zeitschrift für rationelle Medicin, Leipzig and Heidelberg, 1864, 24: 12.
  • Über die Formen des Himmelgewölbes.
    Zeitschrift für rationelle Medicin, Leipzig and Heidelberg, 1866, 28: 157.
  • Materialismus und ethisches Bedürfnis in ihrem Verhältnisse zur Psychologie.
    Braunschweig, 1868.

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