The New International Encyclopædia/Olshausen, Robert

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OLSHAUSEN, Robert (1835— ). A German gynecologist, son of the Orientalist Justus Olshausen. He was born in Kiel, studied medicine there and at Königsberg, and taught at Halle (1862-77) and at Berlin. He is especially famed as an able operator; as the author of Diseases of the Ovaries (Eng. trans., 1887), and of Klinische Beiträge zur Gynäkologie (1884); and as the editor of the Zeitschrift für Geburtshilfe und Gynäkologie.