Egas Moniz

/ (Portuguese ˈeɡas ˈmonɪz) /

  1. 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

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How to use Egas Moniz in a sentence

  • But the most curious thing in the whole church is the tomb of Egas Moniz himself.

    Portuguese Architecture | Walter Crum Watson
  • In his conduct after this behaviour of his ward and pupil, old Egas Moniz showed how fit he was to have been the tutor of a hero.

  • Egas Moniz died in 1144, and at least the eastern part of the church may have existed before then.

    Portuguese Architecture | Walter Crum Watson