Fracastoro Fra·cas·to·ro (frä’kä-stô’rô), Girolamo. 1483-1553.
Italian physician and poet who wrote the poem Syphilis sive morbus Gallicus (1530), in which the name syphilis was first given to the disease.
[frak-ing] /ˈfræk ɪŋ/ noun 1. . noun 1. a process in which fractures in rocks below the earth’s surface are opened and widened by injecting chemicals and liquids at high pressure: used especially to extract natural gas or oil.
abbreviation 1. Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians
abbreviation 1. Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons
[frak-tuh-buh l] /ˈfræk tə bəl/ noun, Architecture. (on a gable wall) 1. a coping concealing the slopes of the roof, especially one having an ornamental silhouette.