horsley, sir victor alexander haden


horsley, sir victor alexander haden

British physiologist and neurosurgeon who was first to remove a spinal tumour (1887). He also made valuable studies of thyroid activity, rabies prevention, and the functions of localized areas of the brain.

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Encyclopedia Britannica, 2008. Encyclopedia Britannica Online.
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