Antonio Caetano de Abreu Freire Egas
[ahn-taw-nyoo kah-uh-tah-noo duh uh-bre-oo fruh-ee-ruh ee-guh sh] /ɑ̃ˈtɔ nyʊ ˌkɑ əˈtɑ nʊ də əˈbrɛ ʊ frəˈi rə ˈi gəʃ/ (Show IPA), 1874–1955, Portuguese neurosurgeon: Nobel prize 1949.
Contemporary Examples

“We have terrible things happen sometimes, despite the best care, in hospitals,” Moniz says.
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The organization lambasted Moniz for his preference for fossil fuels as an energy source and for being a fracking “cheerleader.”
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Historical Examples

He watched them with scowling brows and tightened lips, Moniz and Nunes silent behind him.
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Moniz Mo·niz (mō-nēz’, mô-nēsh’), Antonio Caetano de Abreu Freire Egas. 1874-1955.

Portuguese neurosurgeon. He shared a 1949 Nobel Prize for the development of prefrontal lobotomy as a radical treatment for severe psychoses.


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