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Jacques, German surgeon, 1865-1934.

Lister, Joseph

Etymology: Scottish surgeon, 1827-1912
the surgeon who introduced the use of antiseptic surgery in London hospitals in 1867. Lister operations were performed under a spray of diluted carbolic acid, instruments were dipped in carbolic acid, and wounds were dressed with gauze similarly treated.


surname of one of the families studied in major descriptions of the disease.
Machado-Joseph disease - see under Machado
References in classic literature ?
Downstairs, then, they went, Joseph very red and blushing, Rebecca very modest, and holding her green eyes downwards.
Try a chili with it, Miss Sharp," said Joseph, really interested.
The paternal laugh was echoed by Joseph, who thought the joke capital.
Being an invalid, Joseph Sedley contented himself with a bottle of claret besides his Madeira at dinner, and he managed a couple of plates full of strawberries and cream, and twenty-four little rout cakes that were lying neglected in a plate near him, and certainly
There goes Joseph," said Amelia, who was looking from the open windows of the drawing-room, while Rebecca was singing at the piano.
I don't agree with Cute here, for instance,' said Sir Joseph, holding out the letter.
Your only business, my good fellow,' pursued Sir Joseph, looking abstractedly at Toby; 'your only business in life is with me.
And when, upheld no more by these stimulants, and the Dignity of Labour, he sinks into his comfortable grave, then, my lady'--here Sir Joseph blew his nose--
My lady,' said Sir Joseph, quite majestically, 'Ingratitude is known to be the sin of that class.
It appears,' remarked Sir Joseph when he had signed this letter, and Mr.
You have heard, perhaps,' said Sir Joseph, oracularly, 'certain remarks into which I have been led respecting the solemn period of time at which we have arrived, and the duty imposed upon us of settling our affairs, and being prepared.
The horrid news soon spread all over the Opera, where Joseph Buquet was very popular.