|Gorgas (gôr'gəs) Pronunciation Key
American army surgeon who directed programs to eradicate the Aedes aegypti mosquito in Havana, Cuba (1901), and in the panama canal Zone (1904-1906). The mosquito had been shown by Dr. Walter Reed and others to be responsible for the transmission of yellow fever.
|a chattering or flighty, light-headed person.|
|a scrap or morsel of food left at a meal.|