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Houston, Johnlocked

(1802–1845)
  • Charles Creighton
  • , revised by Michael Bevan

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Houston, John (1802–1845), anatomist, born in the north of Ireland, was the eldest son of a Presbyterian minister and was brought up by his uncle Joseph Taylor, physician to the forces. In 1819 he was apprenticed in Dublin to John Shekleton, a young anatomist and founder of the ...

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