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Addison

[ad-uh-suh n] /ˈæd ə sən/
noun
1.
Joseph, 1672–1719, English essayist and poet.
2.
Thomas, 1793–1860, English physician.
3.
a town in NE Illinois.
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Addison

/ˈædɪsən/
noun
1.
Joseph. 1672–1719, English essayist and poet who, with Richard Steele, founded The Spectator (1711–14) and contributed most of its essays, including the de Coverley Papers
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Addison in Medicine

Addison Ad·di·son (ād'ĭ-sən), Thomas. 1793-1860.

English physician who first described (1849) Addison's disease and Addison's anemia.

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