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 (kĕn′ē), Elizabeth 1880-1952.
Australian nurse who developed an innovative treatment regimen for the paralysis brought on by poliomyelitis.
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(ˈkɛn i)

Elizabeth ( “Sister Kenny” ), 1886–1952, Australian nurse: researcher in poliomyelitis therapy.
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