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Hull, John (1764–1843), physician and botanist

G. S. Boulger

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/14108

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Hull, John (1764–1843), physician and botanist, was born at Poulton, Lancashire, and was possibly a kinsman of Richard Hull, a Lancashire surgeon. In May 1792 he graduated as MD at Leiden, his dissertation being 'De catharticis'. He settled in Manchester, where he practised especially as an accoucheur, and became physician to the lying-in hospital. Between 1798 and 1801 he published several papers in defence of the caesarean operation, including ...

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Subjects: Medicine and Health ; Botany

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