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Charcot

[shar-koh]
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noun
  1. Jean Bap·tiste É·tienne Au·guste [zhahn ba-teest ey-tyen oh-gyst] /ʒɑ̃ baˈtist eɪˈtyɛn oʊˈgüst/, 1867–1936, French explorer.
  2. his fatherJean Mar·tin [zhahn mar-tan] /ʒɑ̃ marˈtɛ̃/, 1825–93, French neuropathologist.
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Examples from the Web for charcot

Historical Examples

  • Why does not Charcot send all his nervous patients to Ireland?

    My New Curate

    P.A. Sheehan

  • There is Braid's system, there is the Egyptian symbol, and there is Charcot's system.

  • When in that article you said that Charcot taught you to stand pain, was there any truth in that?

  • You knew that Charcot was one of the originators of hypnotism in France, didn't you?

  • No doubt, this other Charcot will come when the time is ripe.


British Dictionary definitions for charcot

Charcot

noun
  1. Jean Martin (ʒɑ̃ martɛ̃). 1825–93, French neurologist, noted for his attempt using hypnotism to find an organic cause for hysteria, which influenced Freud
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charcot in Medicine

Charcot

(shär-kō)Jean Martin 1825-1893
  1. French neurologist. A teacher of Sigmund Freud and Alfred Binet, he is known for his investigations of nervous diseases, his work on hysteria, and his studies of hypnotism.
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