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 (shär-kō′), Jean Baptiste Étienne Auguste 1867-1936.
French explorer who led two missions to the Antarctic (1903-1905 and 1908-1910). He died in a shipwreck near Iceland.


, Jean Martin 1825-1893.
French neurologist known for his research into diseases of the nervous system, especially hysteria. Sigmund Freud was one of his pupils.


(French ʃarko)
(Biography) Jean Martin (ʒɑ̃ martɛ̃). 1825–93, French neurologist, noted for his attempt using hypnotism to find an organic cause for hysteria, which influenced Freud



Jean Martin (ʒɑ̃) 1825–93, French neuropathologist.
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Noun1.Charcot - French neurologist who tried to use hypnotism to cure hysteria (1825-1893)
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And of course then you understand how it act, and can follow the mind of the great Charcot, alas that he is no more, into the very soul of the patient that he influence.
(35) Charcot, "A propos d'un cas d'hysterie masculine," Archives de Neurologie, XXII, No.
Augustine was the patient of Dr Charcot, who was then fascinating bohemian Paris with his Tuesday lectures, at which patients would be called upon to demonstrate their symptoms.
Pictures and photographs may tell us what Mesmer, Puysegur, Charcot and Bernheim looked like.
In 1885 he went to Paris to study with the neurologist Jean-Martin Charcot, which proved a turning point in his career.
Charcot joint or Charcot foot, a disorder in which the joint or foot fractures or dislocates as a result of this nerve abnormality, was considered a rarity until a few years ago.
In October 1885, Freud arrived in Paris on a traveling bursary to study lunder Jean-Martin Charcot, Chair of Neurology at the Salpetriere Hospital.
Although discovered in 1886 by three physicians, Jean-Marie Charcot, Pierre Marie and Howard Henry Tooth, the disorder has remained a mystery to the general public and medical community.
Mean age of all participants (19 males, 7 females) was 63.7 [+ or -] 11.6 years (range 27-78) and was close to total mean between groups (Charcot 61.1 [+ or -] 13.6 years (range 27-77), control 66.4 [+ or -] 8.8 years (range 51-78)).
Phenotype varies among the various types of Charcot Marie Tooth Neuropathies(CMT), However the problem arises in cases of same gene but gives a huge variety of phenotype in terms of early and late onset and severity of the disease.