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Caspar Bartholin the Younger (secundus) - bibliography

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Biography

Danish anatomist and physician, born September 10, 1655, Copenhagen; died June 11, 1738.

Bibliography

  • Dissertatio de cygni anatomia.
    This work, which appeared under his name in 1668, is generally ascribed to his father, Thomas Bartholin, who thus wanted to help his son.

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