Reference numberAP/6/13
TitleUnpublished paper, 'Essay sur la nutrition en générale...' ['Essay on nutrition in general'] by N Laumonier
Date1 April 1788
DescriptionPaper by Laumonier, a surgeon in Rouen, regarding the way in which humans receive nutrition and the digestive processes that enable this function. He also discusses the proportions of different substances that are required to sustain life given the degree of activity a person undertakes.

Subject: Physiology
Physical descriptionInk on paper
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Access statusOpen
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