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Friedrich H. Lewy - bibliography

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German-American neurologist, born January 28, 1885, Berlin; died 1950.


  • Die Lehre vom Tonus und der Bewegung.
    Monographien aus dem Gesamtgebiete der Neurologie und Psychiatrie, Berlin, H. 24. Berlin, 1923.
  • Die Oblongata und die Hirnnervenkerne.
    Handbuch der normalen und pathologischen Physiologie. Volume 10. Berlin, 1927.

  • Die Motorik.
    Die Biologie der Person. Berlin and Vienna, 1926-1931.

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