Théophile de Bordeu

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Théophile de Bordeu
Born22 February 1722
Died23 November 1776(1776-11-23) (aged 54)

Théophile de Bordeu (22 February 1722 – 23 November 1776) was a French physician.


Bordeu was an early advocate of vitalism. [1]

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  1. Lagerkvist, Ulf. (2003). Pioneers of Microbiology and the Nobel Prize. World Scientific Publishing. p. 5. ISBN   9812382348