An Interactive Annotated World Bibliography of Printed and Digital Works in the History of Medicine and the Life Sciences from Circa 2000 BCE to 2022 by Fielding H. Garrison (1870-1935), Leslie T. Morton (1907-2004), and Jeremy M. Norman (1945- ) Traditionally Known as “Garrison-Morton”

15957 entries, 13939 authors and 1935 subjects. Updated: February 16, 2024

FLINT (Younger), Austin

3 entries
  • 1005

Experimental researches into a new excretory function of the liver, consisting in the removal of cholesterine from the blood and its discharge from the body in the form of stercorine.

Amer. J. med. Sci., n.s. 44, 305-65, 1862.

Discovery, in the feces, of “stercorine” (coprosterol).



Subjects: GASTROENTEROLOGY › Anatomy & Physiology of Digestion, HEPATOLOGY › Hepatic Physiology
  • 626

On the physiological effects of severe and protracted muscular exercise; with special reference to the influence of exercise upon the excretion of nitrogen.

N. Y. med. J., 13, 609-97, 1871.

Flint made investigations on the nitrogen output of a long-distance walker, before, during, and after the latter’s attempt to walk 400 miles in five days. The useful data in this paper are often referred to in discussions on the subject. Edition in book form, New York, D. Appleton, 1871.



Subjects: BIOCHEMISTRY › Metabolism, PHYSIOLOGY
  • 12166

Collected essays and articles on physiology and medicine. 2 vols.

New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1903.

Flint was one of the founders of laboratory research on phyiology in America. Besides the regular trade edition Flint issued a deluxe version of this set limited to 25 copies. Digital facsimile from Biodiversity Heritage Library at this link.



Subjects: Collected Works: Opera Omnia, PHYSIOLOGY