Manson's disease

Manson's disease
Man·son's disease 'man(t)-sənz- n SCHISTOSOMIASIS MANSONI

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  • manson's disease — ˈman(t)sənz noun Usage: usually capitalized M Etymology: after Sir Patrick Manson : schistosomiasis mansoni …   Useful english dictionary

  • Manson , Sir Patrick — (1844–1922) British physician Manson was the son of a local laird and farmer in Oldmeldrum, Scotland. He studied medicine at Aberdeen University, obtaining his MD in 1866. He then became a medical officer, firstly in Formosa (1866–71) and then… …   Scientists

  • Manson hemoptysis schistosomiasis (disease) — Man·son hemoptysis, schistosomiasis (disease) (manґsən) [Sir Patrick Manson, British physician, 1844–1922] see parasitic hemoptysis, under hemoptysis, and see under schistosomiasis …   Medical dictionary

  • Manson, Sir Patrick — ▪ Scottish parasitologist born Oct. 3, 1844, Old Meldrum, Aberdeen, Scot. died April 9, 1922, London, Eng.  British parasitologist who founded the field of tropical medicine. He was the first to discover (1877–79) that an insect (mosquito) can be …   Universalium

  • Manson schistosomiasis — schistosomiasis mansoni infection with Schistosoma mansoni, which lives mainly in the inferior and superior mesenteric veins but migrates to deposit eggs in venules, primarily of the large intestine. Eggs lodging in the liver may lead to… …   Medical dictionary

  • Disease — Illness or sickness often characterized by typical patient problems (symptoms) and physical findings (signs). Disruption sequence: The events that occur when a fetus that is developing normally is subjected to a destructive agent such as the… …   Medical dictionary

  • Manson — Sir Patrick, English authority on tropical medicine, 1844–1922. See Mansonella, Mansonia, M. disease, M. schistosomiasis, Schistosoma mansoni, schistosomiasis mansoni, M. eye worm …   Medical dictionary

  • Manson disease — see under schistosomiasis …   Medical dictionary

  • JoAnn E. Manson — Born 1953 Cleveland, Ohio …   Wikipedia

  • Coronary artery disease — Classification and external resources Micrograph of a coronary artery with the most common form of coronary artery disease (atherosclerosis) and marked luminal narrowing. Masson s trichrome …   Wikipedia

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