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Penfield

[pĕnfēld′]
  1. American-born Canadian neurosurgeon noted for his experimental work on the exposed brains of conscious humans. His findings increased scientific understanding of the functions of the brain, brain diseases such as epilepsy, and the mechanisms involved in speech.
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  • "I thought this book might be of some service to you, Penfield," he explained.

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    Homer Greene

  • I presume—a—Penfield, that I will be expected to make a brief address?

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    Homer Greene

  • "I would like a full report of the battle, Penfield," he said.

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    Homer Greene

  • Penfield, I trust that no one had the hardihood to assault the bearer of his country's flag?

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    Homer Greene

  • A—Penfield, may I ask in which direction the tide of battle finally turned?

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    Homer Greene