Paget

[paj-it]
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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 pathologist who discovered (1834) the parasitic worm that causes trichinosis, described (1874) Paget's disease of the breast, and identified (1877) osteitis deformans.
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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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