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December 7, 1963

Richard Lower, de Catarrhis 1672.

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By Richard Hunter and Ida Macalpine. XXII, 29 pp, with illus. $4.95. Dawsons of Pall Mall, 16 Pall Mall, London SW 1, 1963

JAMA. 1963;186(10):963. doi:10.1001/jama.1963.03710100101049

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A newly discovered pamphlet by the great 17th century physiologist describes the true nature of "catarrh," showing that it is not a secretion derived from the brain as had been thought. The Latin text is reproduced in facsimile, with accompanying excellent English translation. A bibliographic analysis is appended.

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