f anton mesmer


[mez-mer; German mes-muhr]
Franz [frants, franz; German frahnts] , or Friedrich Anton [free-drik an-tn, -ton; German free-drikh ahn-tohn] , 1733–1815, Austrian physician.
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source Link To f anton mesmer
American Heritage
Medical Dictionary

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.

The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary
Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.
Cite This Source
Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature