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Copland, James (1791-1870), a Scottish physician, born at Deerness in the Orkneys. He took the degree of M.D. in Edinburgh in 1815, and in 1820 settled in London. Besides many papers in medical journals and elsewhere upon yellow fever, hydrophobia, cholera, and other medical subjects, he published in 1830 a Dictionary of Practical Medicine, and wrote upon palsy, apoplexy, and consumption.