f anton mesmer

Mesmer

[mez-mer; German mes-muhr]
noun
Franz [frants, franz; German frahnts] , or Friedrich Anton [free-drik an-tn, -ton; German free-drikh ahn-tohn] , 1733–1815, Austrian physician.
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Mesmer Mes·mer (měz'mər, měs'-), Franz. or Friedrich Anton 1734-1815.

Austrian physician who sought to treat disease through animal magnetism, an early therapeutic application of hypnotism.

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