Founder of Antiseptic Surgery

Founder of Antiseptic Surgery
Joseph Lister

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  • Lister, Joseph, Baron Lister, Of Lyme Regis — ▪ British surgeon Introduction also called  (1883–97) Sir Joseph Lister, Baronet   born April 5, 1827, Upton, Essex, Eng. died Feb. 10, 1912, Walmer, Kent  British surgeon and medical scientist who was the founder of antiseptic medicine (medicine …   Universalium

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  • Billroth, (Christian Albert) Theodor — born April 26, 1829, Bergen auf Rügen, Prussia died Feb. 6, 1894, Abbazia, Austria Hungary Austrian surgeon. He pioneered the study of bacterial causes of wound fever and adopted early the antiseptic techniques that eradicated the threat of fatal …   Universalium

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  • Lister — /lis teuhr/, n. Joseph, 1st Baron Lister of Lyme Regis /luym ree jis/, 1827 1912, English surgeon: founder of modern antiseptic surgery. * * * (as used in expressions) Lister Joseph Baron Lister of Lyme Regis Lister Samuel Cunliffe Baron Masham… …   Universalium

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