a. caetano de abreu freire egas moniz

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Moniz Mo·niz (mō-nēz', mô-nēsh'), Antonio Caetano de Abreu Freire Egas. 1874-1955.

Portuguese neurosurgeon. He shared a 1949 Nobel Prize for the development of prefrontal lobotomy as a radical treatment for severe psychoses.

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