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Hansen's disease

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noun Pathology.

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Origin of Hansen's disease

1935–40; named after G. H. Hansen (1841–1912), Norwegian physician and discoverer of leprosy-causing Mycobacterium leprae
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British Dictionary definitions for Hansen's disease

Hansen's disease
/ (ˈhænsənz) /

noun

pathol another name for leprosy
C20: named after G. H. Hansen (1841–1912), Norwegian physician
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Medical definitions for Hansen's disease

Hansen's disease

n.

leprosy
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