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Cushing

[ koosh-ing ]
/ ˈkʊʃ ɪŋ /
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noun

Caleb, 1800–79, U.S. statesman and diplomat.
Harvey (Williams), 1869–1939, U.S. surgeon and author.
Richard James, 1895–1970, U.S. Roman Catholic clergyman: cardinal 1958–70; archbishop of Boston 1944–70.

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British Dictionary definitions for Cushing

Cushing
/ (ˈkʊʃɪŋ) /

noun

Harvey Williams. 1869–1939, US neurosurgeon: identified a pituitary tumour as a cause of the disease named after him
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012

Medical definitions for Cushing

Cushing
[ kushĭng ]
Harvey Williams 1869-1939

American surgeon known for his innovations in the field of neurosurgery and for his studies of the pituitary gland.
The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.
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