[ohs-ler, ohz-]


Sir William,1849–1919, Canadian physician and professor of medicine.

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Historical Examples of osler

  • My grandfather Osler died at Simons Town, after some years' residence there.

    The Story of the Toys

    Mary Harris Toy Dodge

  • Osler found it in sixty-two out of seventy-three cases in the literature.


    James J. Walsh

  • Mr. Osler tells this story to show the importance of trifles.

    Knowledge is Power:

    Charles Knight

  • None of these opinions is held by the sternly scientific mind, like Dr. Osler's, for example.

  • In fact, it is claimed (Osler) that all aneurysms occurring in persons under thirty years of age are due to syphilitic aortitis.

    Arteriosclerosis and Hypertension:

    Louis Marshall Warfield

British Dictionary definitions for osler



Sir William. 1849–1919, Canadian physician, pioneer of residency in medical training
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