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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.
(Biography) Harvey Williams. 1869–1939, US neurosurgeon: identified a pituitary tumour as a cause of the disease named after him
1. Caleb, 1800–79, U.S. statesman and diplomat.
2. Harvey (Williams), 1869–1939, U.S. surgeon.