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William MacIntyre - bibliography

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British physician, born 1791 or 1792; died March 4, 1857, Brighton.


  • On apoplectic affections. The Lancet, 1841.
  • Nomina Eorum qui Gradum Medicinae Doctoris in Academia Jacobi Sexti Scotorum Regis que Edinburgi est.
    Edinburgh: Neill, 1846: 220.
  • On the gastric origin of diabetes, with illustrative cases. London Medical Journal, 1850.
  • N. H. Schuster:
    The Western General Dispensary, St Marylebone.
    St Marylebone Society Publications No 5, 1961.

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