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Lamy, Mayer and Rathéry theory

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French description only: Théorie de la sécrétion rénale suivant laquelle le glomérule n'a qu'un simple rôle propulseur, la sécrétion de tous les constituants de l'urine étant assurée par les seuls tubes contournés. 1906.

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