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Egas Moniz

/Portuguese ˈeɡas ˈmonɪz/
noun
1.
Antonio Caetanio de Abreu Freire. 1874–1955, Portuguese neurologist: shared the Nobel prize for physiology or medicine (1949) with Walter Hess for their development of prefrontal leucotomy
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Egas Moniz E·gas Mo·niz (ě-gäs' mô-nēsh'), Antonio de. 1874-1955.

Portuguese neurologist. He shared a Nobel Prize (1949) for advances in brain surgery.

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