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Reference numberCLP/12ii/57
LevelItem
TitlePaper, 'Observations on the human stone' by Dr Burton
Date[1730s]
DescriptionBurton writes of his attempt to collect small particles of calculi from his own urine over the course of several days, hoping to amass a significant quantity, but found that the amount diminished day on day. This finding was in line with that of others at the time who had tried similar experiments.

Subject: Physiology
Extent3p
FormatManuscript
Physical descriptionInk on paper
Access statusOpen
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