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Maurice Emile Joseph Lamy - bibliography

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French physician and geneticist, born December 12, 1895, Amiens; died August 28, 1975, Bordeaux.


  • Obituary: La nouvelle presse médicale. Paris, 1975, 4: 2894.
  • Who's who in France 1959-1960. 4th edition, Paris 1959
  • Nouveau dictionnaire national des contemporains. Volume 5 Paris 1968.

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