Synopsis and nosoloty, being an arrangement and definition of diseases. William CULLEN.
Synopsis and nosoloty, being an arrangement and definition of diseases

Synopsis and nosoloty, being an arrangement and definition of diseases

Springfield, Massachusetts: Edward Gray for Nathaniel Patten, 1793. 8vo in half-sheets (149 x 82 mm). xxxiv, 80 pages. Half-title. Contemporary sheep, morocco lettering-piece. John Miller (near-contemporary owner's inkstamp at head of title). Binding somewhat worn but sound, text lightly browned and cockled. Item #404437

Second edition, after the first edition of the previous year. An abridged translation of the "Genera morborum" from Cullen's Synopsis nosologiae methodicae (1769). Cullen classified diseases into four categories: fevers, nervous disorders, cachexias (diseases resulting from a bad habit of body), and local diseases. Austin, Early American Medical Imprints, 582; Evans 25360.

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