Egas Moniz

/ (Portuguese ˈeɡas ˈmonɪz) /

noun

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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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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