William Hunter


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Hunter, William,

1718–83, Scottish physician. He was famous as a lecturer, as London's leading obstetrician, as professor of anatomy and later president of the Royal Academy of Arts, and as head of a school and museum of anatomy where many noted men were trained. He bequeathed his valuable anatomical collection to the Univ. of Glasgow. His works include the important Anatomy of the Human Gravid Uterus (1774).

Bibliography

See biography by C. Illingworth (1967); study by R. H. Fox (1901); memoir by G. C. Peachey (1924).

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