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A treatise on the medicinal leech including its medical and natural history, with a description of its anatomical structure; also, remarks upon the diseases, preservation and management of leeches by James Rawlins Johnson

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Published by Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown in London .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Leeches,
  • Phlebotomy,
  • Therapeutics,
  • Leeching

Book details:

Edition Notes

Other titlesJohnson on the leech.
StatementBy James Rawlins Johnson..
ContributionsBanks, Joseph, 1743-1820 dedicatee, St. Thomas"s Hospital. Medical School Library, King"s College London
The Physical Object
Format[electronic resource] :
Paginationxii, 147 p., [1 leaf of plates] :
Number of Pages147
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26257207M

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