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Manson

/ˈmænsən/
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Sir Patrick. 1844–1922, British physician, who established that mosquitoes transmit certain parasites responsible for human diseases
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Manson Man·son (mān'sən), Sir Patrick. 1844-1922.

Scottish parasitologist. One of the founders (1899) of the London School of Tropical Medicine, he introduced (1877) the hypothesis that the mosquito is host to the malaria parasite.

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