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.
|a fool or simpleton; ninny.|
|a calculus or concretion found in the stomach or intestines of certain animals, esp. ruminants, formerly reputed to be an effective remedy for poison.|