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Publication numberUS1127948 A
Publication typeGrant
Publication dateFeb 9, 1915
Filing dateDec 31, 1914
Priority dateDec 31, 1914
Publication numberUS 1127948 A, US 1127948A, US-A-1127948, US1127948 A, US1127948A
InventorsReinhold H Wappler
Original AssigneeReinhold H Wappler
Export CitationBiBTeX, EndNote, RefMan
External Links: USPTO, USPTO Assignment, Espacenet
Cystoscope.
US 1127948 A
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Classifications
U.S. Classification600/104, 606/170, 294/115, 606/127
Cooperative ClassificationA61B1/018