Definition of Manson, Sir Patrick in English:

Manson, Sir Patrick

Syllabification: Man·son, Sir Patrick
Pronunciation: /
  • (1844–1922), Scottish physician; pioneer of tropical medicine. He established that elephantiasis was spread by the bite of a mosquito and suggested a similar role for the mosquito in the spread of malaria.

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