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Alexander Monro, tertius - bibliography

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Scottish physician, born November 5, 1773, Edinburgh; died March 10, 1859, Craiglockheart, near Edinburgh.


  • Observations on crural hernia. To which is prefixed an account of the other varieties of hernia. Edinburgh, 1803.
  • The morbid anatomy of the human gullet, stomach and intestines. Edinburgh, 1811.
  • Outlines of the anatomy of the human body, in its sound and diseases state. Edinburgh, 1813.
  • Observations on the thoracic duct. Edinburgh, 1814.
  • Observations on the different kinds of small pox. Edinburgh 1818.
    His monograph on smallpox offers a history of the disease, a summary of the state of its treatment at the time, and a discussion on the effectiveness of vaccination.
  • The morbid anatomy of the brain. Volume I.
  • Hydrocephalus. 1827.
  • The anatomy of the brain, with some observations on its functions. 1831.
  • The anatomy of the urinary bladder and perinaeum of the male. Edinburgh 1842.
    A well-written anatomy of the male pelvic viscera, with five engravings taken from drawings made by E. Clarke, a pupil of Monro's. Monro tertius also published a work of his father’s posthumously:
  • Essays and heads of lectures on anatomy, physiology, pathology and surgery. With a memoir of his life, etc. 1840.

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