MONRO, ALEXANDER


MONRO, ALEXANDER
   founder of Edinburgh Medical School, born of Scotch parentage in London; studied there, and at Paris and Leyden, and was appointed lecturer on Anatomy by the Surgeons' Company at Edinburgh in 1719; two years later he became professor, and in 1725 was admitted to the University; he was a principal promoter and early clinical lecturer in the Royal Infirmary, and continued his clinical work after resigning his chair to his son Alexander; he wrote several medical works, and was a Fellow of the Royal Society; he was called primus, to distinguish him from his son and grandson, who were called respectively secundus and tertius, and were professors of Anatomy in Edinburgh like himself (1697-1767).

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  • Alexander Monro (1697–1767) — Alexander Monro primus Alexander Monro I. (* 19. September 1697; † 10. Juli 1767) war ein schottischer Anatom und Begründer der Edinburgh Medical School. Monro studierte in London, Paris und Leiden. 1719 wurde er Lecturer für Anatomie bei der… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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  • Alexander Monro (1733–1817) — Alexander Monro II. (* 22. Mai 1733; † 2. Oktober 1817) war ein schottischer Anatom. Monro war Professor an der University of Edinburgh. Werke An Essay on the Dropsy and its Different Species. London 1756. De venis lymphaticis valvulosis. Berlin… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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  • Monro family — Family of Scottish physicians. Three generations of the family made the University of Edinburgh an international centre of medical teaching, holding the chair of anatomy for 126 years (1720–1846) without interruption. Alexander primus (b. Sept. 8 …   Universalium