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Georg Ludwig Kobelt - bibliography

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German physician, born March 12, 1804, Baden; died May 18, 1857.


  • Diss. inaug. med. sistens disquisitionem historicam de cordis et praecordium vitiis organicis cura Valsalviana et Albertiana persanandis.
    Doctoral dissertation, Heidelberg, 1833.
  • Beiträge zur Anatomie und Physiologie. Heidelberg, 1840.
  • Die männlichen und weibleichn Wollustorgane des Menschen und einiger Säugethiere u.s.w.
    Freiburg, 1844. French translation by H. Kaula, Strasbourg and Paris, 1851.
  • Der Nebeneierstock des Weibes, das längst vermisste Seitenstück des Nebenhodens des Mannes u.s.w. Heidelberg, 1847.

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