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Otto Heinrich Enoch Becker - bibliography

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German ophthalmologist, born May 3 1828, Domhof near Ratzeburg, died February 7, 1890.


  • Zur Anatomie der gesunden und kranken Linse.
    Wiesbaden, 1883. Pathologie und Therapie der Linse.
    In: E. T. Saemisch, Albrecht von Graefe: Handbuch der gesammten Augenheilkunde, 1876. (7 volumes, Leipzig 1874-1880).

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