Hunter, William


1718–1783 Scottish anatomist and male midwife who pioneered anatomy teaching in London.

Keywords: anatomy; John Hunter

Further Reading

Brock CH (1983) William Hunter 1718–1783. Glasgow: University of Glasgow Press.

Bynum WF and Porter RS (eds) (1985) William Hunter and the Eighteenth‐Century Medical World. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Gillispie CC (ed.) (1970–1980) Dictionary of Scientific Biography. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons.

Illingworth C (1967) The Story of William Hunter. Edinburgh: Livingstone.

Contact Editor close
Submit a note to the editor about this article by filling in the form below.

* Required Field

How to Cite close
Bynum, WF(Apr 2002) Hunter, William. In: eLS. John Wiley & Sons Ltd, Chichester. [doi: 10.1038/npg.els.0002837]