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Alexander Monro (tertius)

Alexander Monro tertius of Craiglockhart FRSE FRCPE FSA(Scot) MWS (born 5 November 1773, Edinburgh; died 10 March 1859) followed his father and grandfather in becoming professor of anatomy at Edinburgh University. He is known as “tertius” due to the names of his two predecessors as professor of anatomy at the University also being named Alexander Monro: these were his grandfather (known as Alexander Monro primus) and father (known as Alexander Monro secundus). Alexander’s great-grandfather was also in the medical profession, a surgeon called John Munro. for more click here

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