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Mesmer, Franz Anton

Line breaks: Franz Anton Mes¦mer
Pronunciation: /ˈmɛzmə
 
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Definition of Mesmer, Franz Anton in English:

( 1734–1815), Austrian physician. Mesmer is chiefly remembered for introducing a therapeutic technique involving hypnotism; it was bound up with his ideas about ‘animal magnetism’, however, and steeped in sensationalism.

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