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Manson

/ˈmænsən/
noun
1.
Sir Patrick. 1844–1922, British physician, who established that mosquitoes transmit certain parasites responsible for human diseases
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  • Dr manson persuaded a Chinese, whose blood was previously ascertained to abound with Filari, to sleep in a mosquito house.

    Parasites T. Spencer Cobbold
  • manson Orr wrote in to the police, and asked for protection.

    The Night Riders Ridgwell Cullum
  • It was here manson received his first promotion to a corporal's position, and he was afterward made sergeant.

    Pocket Island Charles Clark Munn
  • manson made no reply, but sat down again and studied the fire.

    Pocket Island Charles Clark Munn
  • As manson drove along the wooded road conveying Liddy to her home, he felt a little curious.

    Pocket Island Charles Clark Munn
manson in Medicine

Manson Man·son (mān'sən), Sir Patrick. 1844-1922.

Scottish parasitologist. One of the founders (1899) of the London School of Tropical Medicine, he introduced (1877) the hypothesis that the mosquito is host to the malaria parasite.

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