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Lazear

[luh-zeer] /ləˈzɪər/
noun
1.
Jesse William, 1866–1900, U.S. physician and bacteriologist.
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  • Lazear was bitten at his work, and died in the agony of yellow-fever convulsions, a martyr and a hero if ever there was one.

    The Unspeakable Perk Samuel Hopkins Adams
  • In the course of these experiments, Dr. Lazear, a member of the Commission, died of the disease.

    Experiments on Animals Stephen Paget
  • Later, in the yellow fever hospital, Dr. Lazear deliberately allowed a mosquito to feed on his hand.

    The Panama Canal J. Saxon Mills
  • Dr. Lazear left a wife and two young children, one of whom he had never seen.

    Insects and Diseases Rennie W. Doane
  • Lazear permitted himself to be bitten by a stray mosquito while conducting his experiments in the yellow fever hospital.

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