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Penfield
  (pěn'fēld')   
American-born Canadian neurosurgeon noted for his experimental work on the exposed brains of conscious humans. His findings increased scientific understanding of the functions of the brain, brain diseases such as epilepsy, and the mechanisms involved in speech.
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  • I presume—a—penfield, that I will be expected to make a brief address?

    The Flag Homer Greene
  • "I thought this book might be of some service to you, penfield," he explained.

    The Flag Homer Greene
  • A—penfield, may I ask in which direction the tide of battle finally turned?

    The Flag Homer Greene
  • "I would like a full report of the battle, penfield," he said.

    The Flag Homer Greene
  • penfield, I trust that no one had the hardihood to assault the bearer of his country's flag?

    The Flag Homer Greene
  • penfield, suppose you retire to the waiting-room for a few minutes.

    The Flag Homer Greene
  • "penfield, my boy;" his voice was firm and brave as he spoke.

    The Flag Homer Greene
  • And then, to penfield Butler, at last, came the soldier's destiny.

    The Flag Homer Greene
  • By the way, penfield, have you ever heard of the Butterfly mine or estate?

    The Silver Butterfly Mrs. Wilson Woodrow
  • He was disgusted with penfield, with himself, with the world.

    The Silver Butterfly Mrs. Wilson Woodrow

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