Sir Patrick Manson

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Noun1.Sir Patrick Manson - Scottish physician who discovered that elephantiasis is spread by mosquitos and suggested that mosquitos also spread malaria (1844-1922)Sir Patrick Manson - Scottish physician who discovered that elephantiasis is spread by mosquitos and suggested that mosquitos also spread malaria (1844-1922)
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These contributions included not only his research on filaria, but also discovery of the lung fluke, a parasitic worm in dogs, as well as excursions into many arenas of medicine, including liver abscess, dermatological conditions such as pemphigus contagiosus and tinea imbricata, ankylostomiasis, kalaazar, trypanosomiasis, schistosomiasis, typhoid, diphtheria, smallpox vaccination, leprosy, plague, dengue, beriberi, and sprue.