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MEYER, LEOPOLD:

Danish physician; born in Copenhagen Nov. 1, 1852. After graduating from the university of that city (M.D. 1880) he went abroad to study obstetrics, and on his return became privat-docent in gynecology at his alma mater. In 1897 he was appointed professor of obstetrics and children's diseases in the same university.

Of Meyer's writings the following may be mentioned: "Det Normale Svangerskab, Födsel, og Barselseng," Copenhagen, 1882 (2d ed. 1891); "Menstruationsprocessen og dens Sygelige Afvigelser," ib. 1890; "Den Förste Barnepleje," ib. 1891. Since 1890 Meyer has been associate editor of the "Bibliothek for Læger," the leading Danish medical journal.

Bibliography:
  • Caröe and Selmer, Den Danske Lœgestand;
  • C. F. Bricka, Dansk Biografisk Lexicon.
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