William Addison (physician)

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William Addison FRS (1803 – 26 September 1881) was a British physician.

William Addison

Died26 September 1881(1881-09-26) (aged 77–78)
Medical career

He was elected Fellow of the Royal Society on 29 January 1846.[1] He studied hematology.[2]

He delivered the Goulstonian Lecture at the Royal College of Physicians in 1859 on the subject of Fevers and Infammation.[3]

He died in Brighton.



  1. ^ "Library and Archive catalogue". Royal Society. Retrieved 24 January 2011.
  2. ^ "Why the Platelets were Discovered", British Journal of Haematology, 12 Mar 2008, Volume 13 Issue s1, pp. 618–637.
  3. ^ "Goulstonian Lectures". 1: 332–335. JSTOR 25193361. Cite journal requires |journal= (help)
  4. ^ "The Dublin quarterly journal of medical science", Volume 21, Hodges and Smith, 1856.

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