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Abraham Vater - bibliography

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Biography

German anatomist and botanist, born December 9, 1684, Wittenberg; died November 18, 1751, Wittenberg.

Bibliography

  • Dissertatio anatomica quo novum bilis diceticulum circa orificum ductus choledochi ut et valvulosam colli vesicae felleae constructionem ad disceptandum proponit.
    Wittenbergae, lit. Gerdesianus, 1720.
  • Das Blatter-Beltzen oder die Art und Weise, die Blattern durch künstliche Einpfropfung zu erwecken. Wittenberg, 1721.
    Compare also: Ausführliche Nachricht von der Beschaffenheit und Success des Blatter-Beltzens in Neu-England; aus dem Englischen nach Benj. Colman. 1723.
  • De calculis in locis inusitatis natis et per vias insolitas exclusis. 1741.
  • De instrumentoro ad determinandas lucis refractiones. 1751.
  • Diss. qua valor et sufficienta signorum infantem recens natum aut mortuum aut vivum editum arguentium examinatur. 1735.
Albrecht von Haller (1708-1777) occasioned the reprinting of a large number of Vater’s works.

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