Mesmer(redirected from Friedrich Anton)
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Mes·mer(mĕz′mər, mĕs′-), Franz 1734-1815.
Austrian physician who developed the theory of animal magnetism and treated many patients until his theory was discredited (1784) by a French medical commission.
Mes•mer(ˈmɛz mər, ˈmɛs-)
Franz or Friedrich Anton, 1733–1815, Austrian physician.