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Cush·ing(ko͝osh′ĭng), Harvey Williams 1869-1939.
American neurosurgeon noted for his study of the pituitary gland and for the development of novel surgical procedures.
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(Biography) Harvey Williams. 1869–1939, US neurosurgeon: identified a pituitary tumour as a cause of the disease named after him
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1. Caleb, 1800–79, U.S. statesman and diplomat.
2. Harvey (Williams), 1869–1939, U.S. surgeon.
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|Noun||1.||Cushing - United States neurologist noted for his study of the brain and pituitary gland and who identified Cushing's syndrome (1869-1939)|
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