Wilder Graves 1891-1976
[ pĕn′fēld′ ]
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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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How to use Penfield in a sentence
Penfield gazed at the fire through narrowed lids, then he shook his head.
Penfield was a thin man with slightly stooping shoulders and a neck that craned forward.
Hayden glared irritably after his departing guest and then shook his fist in the direction Penfield had taken.
Here is Mr. Penfield to take his place, and tell you a lot of new scandals all springing directly from the seven deadly old sins.
Horace Penfield knows her very well and he says she is very beautiful and deliciously odd.