# Charcot

Jean Baptiste Étienne Auguste

[zhahn ba-teest ey-tyen oh-gyst] /ʒɑ̃ baˈtist eɪˈtyɛn oʊˈgüst/ (Show IPA), 1867–1936, French explorer.

his father, Jean Martin

[zhahn mar-tan] /ʒɑ̃ marˈtɛ̃/ (Show IPA), 1825–93, French neuropathologist.

**noun**

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

Charcot Char·cot (shär-kō’), Jean Martin. 1825-1893.

French neurologist. A teacher of Sigmund Freud and Alfred Binet, he is known for his investigations of nervous diseases, his work on hysteria, and his studies of hypnotism.

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