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Ba·ker

(bā'kĕr),
William M., English surgeon, 1839-1896. See: Baker cyst.

Ba·ker

(bā'kĕr),
John Randal, 20th-century English zoologist. See: Baker pyridine extraction, Baker acid hematein.

Ba·ker

(bā'kĕr),
James Porter, 20th-century U.S. physician. See: Charcot-Weiss-Baker syndrome.

baker

[AS. bacan, cook by dry heat]
Two or more electric lamps mounted in semicircular containers used for applying heat to various parts of the body. They are also called electric light bakers.