antonio c de a freire egas moniz


Antonio Caetano de Abreu Freire Egas [ahn-taw-nyoo kah-uh-tah-noo duh uh-bre-oo fruh-ee-ruh ee-guhsh] , 1874–1955, Portuguese neurosurgeon: Nobel prize 1949. Unabridged
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Moniz Mo·niz (mō-nēz', mô-nēsh'), Antonio Caetano de Abreu Freire Egas. 1874-1955.

Portuguese neurosurgeon. He shared a 1949 Nobel Prize for the development of prefrontal lobotomy as a radical treatment for severe psychoses.

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