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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