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Hansen's disease

noun, Pathology
1.
Origin
1935-1940
1935-40; named after G. H. Hansen (1841-1912), Norwegian physician and discoverer of leprosy-causing Mycobacterium leprae
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Hansen's disease

/ˈhænsənz/
noun
1.
(pathol) another name for leprosy
Word Origin
C20: named after G. H. Hansen (1841–1912), Norwegian physician
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hansens-disease in Medicine

Hansen's disease Han·sen's disease (hān'sənz)
n.
See leprosy.

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