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|Died||18 December 1892
|Alma mater||University of Edinburgh
St Bartholomew's Hospital
|Known for||Natural History Museum|
Owen's technical descriptions of vertebrates were important. His Comparative Anatomy and Physiology of Vertebrates (3 vols. London 1866–1868) was a standard reference work for many years.
His career was tainted by accusations that he failed to give credit to the work of others and even tried to appropriate it under his own name.
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