- Antonio Caetanio de Abreu Freire. 1874–1955, Portuguese neurologist: shared the Nobel prize for physiology or medicine (1949) with Walter Hess for their development of prefrontal leucotomy
Egas Moniz(ĕ-gäs′ mô-nēsh′)Antonio de 1874-1955
- Portuguese neurologist. He shared a Nobel Prize (1949) for advances in brain surgery.
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