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PHYSIOLOGICAL AND PATHOLOGICAL RESEARCHES;
Lewis, T.R.

PHYSIOLOGICAL AND PATHOLOGICAL RESEARCHES;

Being a Reprint of the Principal Scientific Writings of the late ... Arranged an Edited by Sir William Aitken, G.E. Dobson and A.E. Brown. Lewis Memorial Committee 1888.
1st Ed. Sm. 4to. xxvii + 732pp. Mounted photographic port. frontis., 43 plates, 6 maps, charts, tables, text ills. Some light sporadic browning, original gilt lettered cloth, some sl. marking, corners scuffed, some discolouring. Timothy Richards Lewis (18411886), pathologist and parasitologist. ODNB ...Lewis's pre-eminence as a microscopist led in 1869 to his discovery in human urine of one stage of the filaria parasite, later known as Wuchereria bancrofti. Pursuing this finding, Lewis published in 1872 the first observation of nematode haematozoa in human blood, and coined the term Filaria sanguinis hominis. In 1877 he observed the adult male and female forms. In 1870 he gave the first authentic account of amoebae in the human intestine ...
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