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Fritz Valdemar Rasmussen - bibliography

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Biography

Danish physician, born August 28, 1837, √Örhus, Jutland; died February 22, 1877, Copenhagen? Authors disagree about his year of birth, some say 1833 or 1834.

Bibliography

  • Ueber die Entwicklungsverh√§ltnisse der Echinococcen beim Menschen.
    Doctoral dissertation, Copenhagen, 1866.

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