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Mayow [Mayer, Mayo], John (bap. 1641, d. 1679), physiologist and chemist

W. H. Brock

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI:

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Mayow [Mayer, Mayo], John (bap. 1641, d. 1679), physiologist and chemist, was born in the manor house of Brae, in the parish of Morval, near Looe, Cornwall, and baptized at Morval on 21 December 1641, the second son and third child of Phillip Mayow...

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