- A dictionary of medical eponyms

Emma Louise Call - bibliography

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American physician, 1847-1937.


  • Janet Tarolli:
    First Ladies in Medicine in Michigan. Five Women Determined to be Doctors and the Role Michigan Played in Helping Them Achieve their Dream.
    A website for the University of Michigan Medical School. 2001.
  • Leon Speroff and Marc A. Fritz:
    Clinical gynecologic endocrinology and infetility.
    7th edition. Lippincott Wiolliams & Wilkins 2004. 1334 pages.

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