Heberden Heb·er·den (hěb'ər-dn), William. 1710-1801.
British physician who gave the first clinical description (1768) of angina pectoris.
Good Dr. heberden came over several times to visit my wife, and see that all things went well.
heberden says that it began in Whitechapel, but does not say where he got the information.
Windham (Diary, p. 32) says that he reproached heberden with being timidorum timidissimus.
Bring Dr. heberden with you, if you can; but come yourself at all events.
The names of heberden, Turton, and Baker are noticed with the respect to which their virtues and acquirements entitle them.
Haygrath, Morton, heberden, and Fothergill were the first to employ this method.
You will be pleased to communicate this account to Dr. heberden, and if any thing is to be done, let me have your joint opinion.
Physicians assembled around him out of pure affection and respect; heberden, Warren, and Schomberg.
He looks better than I expected, but he complains of heat, and want of sleep, and I have persuaded him to consult heberden.
In England, from 1790 to 1810, heberden calculated that the general mortality diminished one-fourth.