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Paget

[ paj-it ]
/ ˈpædʒ ɪt /
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noun
Sir James, 1814–99, English surgeon and pathologist.
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Paget
[ păjĭt ]
Sir James 1814-1899

British surgeon and researcher who was a pioneer of modern pathology. He discovered the cause of trichinosis in 1834, reported on diseases of the bones and joints, and described Paget's disease.
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