Herophilus, Erasistratus, and the birth of neuroscience

  title={Herophilus, Erasistratus, and the birth of neuroscience},
  author={Adrian Wills},
  journal={The Lancet},
  • A. Wills
  • Published 13 November 1999
  • Medicine, Philosophy
  • The Lancet
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