Author:Andrew Balfour (1630-1694)
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|Scottish physician; Bart. M.D. who first introduced the dissection of the human body into Scotland; who projected the first hospital in the country, for the relief of disease and poverty at the public expense; founder of the botanic garden at Edinburgh, and almost the father of the science in Scotland; who planned the royal college of physicians at Edinburgh|
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- “Balfour, Andrew,” in Dictionary of National Biography, London: Smith, Elder, & Co., (1885–1900) in 63 vols.
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