- An·to·nio Ca·e·ta·no de A·bre·u Fre·i·re E·gas [ahn-taw-nyoo kah-uh-tah-noo duh uh-bre-oo fruh-ee-ruh ee-guh sh] /ɑ̃ˈtɔ nyʊ ˌkɑ əˈtɑ nʊ də əˈbrɛ ʊ frəˈi rə ˈi gəʃ/, 1874–1955, Portuguese neurosurgeon: Nobel prize 1949.
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- Portuguese neurosurgeon. He shared a 1949 Nobel Prize for the development of prefrontal lobotomy as a radical treatment for severe psychoses.
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