This publication lines how medication in sleek Iran used to be either theoretically and institutionally remodeled within the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. It explores the method through which neighborhood physicians, in a non-colonial context, assimilated the rising "modern medication" and the institutional units that accommodated this transition.
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