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Joseph Barcroft - bibliography

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British physiologist, born July 26, 1872, Newry, County Down; died March 21, 1947, Cambridge.


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P. M. Dunn:
Sir Joseph Barcroft of Cambridge (1872-1947) and prenatal research.
Archives of Disease in Childhood - Fetal and Neonatal Edition, January 2000, 82 (1): F75–F76.

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