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Karl Wilhelm Zimmermann - bibliography

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German anatomist and histologist, born April 10, 1861, Neunkirchen, Saargebiet; died 1935.


  • Die Speicheldrüsen der Mundhöhle und die Bauchspeicheldrüse.
    Handbuch der mikroskopischen Anatomie des Menschen, volume 5, 1; Berlin, 1926.

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