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Scottish physician and anatomist, born 1675, died April 1, 1742, London.


  • Myographiae comparatae specimen.
    London 1707; Edinburgh, 1750; Latin, Leyden 1729 and Dublin 1777.
  • Bibliographiae anatomicae specimen, sive catalogus omnium penè auctorum qui ab Hippocrate ad Harveum re anatomicam ex professo, vel obiter, scriptis illustrârunt.
    Londini, G. Sayes, 1715. First attempt at a systematic medical bibliography.
  • Index materiae medicae. London, 1724.
  • History of the lateral operation for extracting the stone etc. London 1726.
    Latin translation, Leyden, 1728; French, Paris, 1734; appendix, London, 1731.
  • A description of the peritoneum, and of that part of the membrana cellularis which lies on its outside. With an account of the true situation of all the abdominal viscera, in respect of these two membranes.
    London, J. Roberts, 1730, 1740. Latin translation by Lorenz Heister (1683-1758), Helmstedt, 1732, and by J. Nelson, Leyden, 1737.

  • Nine anatomical figures, representing the external parts, muscles and bones of the human body.
    Published posthumously by his brother, John Douglas, in 1748.
  • John Douglas (–1759):
    Lithotomia Douglassiana; or, an account of a new method of making the high operation, in order to extract the stone out of the bladder.
    London, T. Woodward, 1720.

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