Dermot O’Meara

Life
fl.1610; [Dermod or Dermoitius; also Meara ODNB]; ed. Oxford, physician in Ireland; published Latin poem on Earl of Ormonde (1615); and treatise on hereditary diseases (1619); ODNB DIW

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References
Dictionary of National Biography
: a son, Edmund Meara or O’Meara (d.1680), MD Rheims, 1636; hon. FRCP, 1664; defended in his Examen (1665) against Thomas Willis and was attacked by Richard Lower (qqv).

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Notes
Dermot O’Meara, Pathologia Haereditaria Generalis (1619), the earliest scientific book printed in Ireland, based on Galen and Hippocrates. See W. B. Stanford, Ireland and the Classical Tradition (1984).

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