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August Franz Joseph Karl Mayer - bibliography

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Biography

German anatomist and physiologist, born November 2, 1787, Schwäbish-Gmünd, Württemberg; died November 9, 1865, Bonn.

Bibliography

  • Über Histologie und eine neue Eintheilung der Gewebe des Menschlichen Körpers. Bonn, 1819.
  • Untersuchungen über das Nabelbläschen und die Allantois bei Embryonen von Menschen und von den Säugethieren.
    Act naturae curiosorum caesarea leopoldina carol, vol. XVII.
    Separetely, Bonn, 1835. Obituaries:
  • Rüdinger, in Allgemeine deutsche Biographie, XXI, page 121.
  • Karl Schmizn in Die medizinische Fakultät der Universität Bonn 1818-1918. Bonn, 1918.
  • Hermann Vierordt, in Medizin-Geschichtliches Hilfsbuch- Tübingen, 1916. Page 187.

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