j. paget

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Paget Pag·et (pāj'ĭt), Sir James. 1814-1899.

British surgeon and pathologist who discovered (1834) the parasitic worm that causes trichinosis, described (1874) Paget's disease of the breast, and identified (1877) osteitis deformans.

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Paget   (pāj'ĭt)  Pronunciation Key 
British surgeon and researcher who was a pioneer of modern pathology. He discovered the cause of trichinosis in 1834, reported on diseases of the bones and joints, and described Paget's disease.
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