Definition of Manson, Sir Patrick in English:

Manson, Sir Patrick

Line breaks: Sir Pat|rick Man¦son
Pronunciation: /ˈmans(ə)n
  • (1844–1922), Scottish physician, pioneer of tropical medicine. He discovered the organism responsible for elephantiasis and established that it was spread by the bite of a mosquito; he then suggested a similar role for the mosquito in spreading malaria.

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