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Edmund Vincent Cowdry - bibliography

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American anatomist, zoologist, and cytologist, born 1888, Alberta province, Canada; died 1975.


  • J. T. Freeman:
    Edmund Vincent Cowdry, creative gerontologist: memoir and autobiographical notes.
    The Gerontologist, December 1984, 24 (6): 641-645.
  • A. I. Lansing:
    Edmund Vincent Cowdry 1888-1975.
    The Gerontologist, Washington, DC, October 1975, 15 (5 PT 1): 477.
  • W. M. Cowan:
    Edmund Vincent Cowdry: 1888-1975.
    The Anatomical Record, Hoboken, NJ, October 1976, 186 (2): 237-239.

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