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Thomson, Arthurlocked

  • T. B. Heaton
  • , revised by Michael Bevan


Thomson, Arthur (1858–1935), anatomist, was born in Edinburgh on 21 March 1858, the youngest son of John Thomson RN, fleet surgeon, and his wife, Mary Arthur. He was educated at Edinburgh collegiate school and studied medicine at Edinburgh University, graduating MB in 1880; he subsequently served as demonstrator of anatomy to ...

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