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Reed

 [rēd]
Walter (1851–1902). American bacteriologist, born in Gloucester County, Virginia. As a military physician, Reed was appointed during the Spanish–American War chief of a committee to investigate typhoid fever epidemic in the army camps. In 1899, when yellow fever was particularly severe in Cuba, he again was appointed chairman of a committee to study its method of transmission, and he proved by thorough experimentation that yellow fever was carried only by a certain species of mosquito, Aedes aegypti.

Reed

(rēd),
Dorothy M., U.S. pathologist, 1874-1964. See: Reed cell, Reed-Sternberg cell, Sternberg-Reed cell.

Reed

(rēd),
Walter, 1851-1902. U.S. Army surgeon, elucidated epidemiology of yellow fever. See: Reed-Frost model.

Reed, Pamela G.

a nursing theorist who developed the Self-Transcendence Theory. Self-transcendence is the expansion of a person's concept of self through introspection, interaction with other people and the surrounding environment, integration of the past and future, and spirituality. It is based on the belief that, to maintain a sense of well-being, older adults must continue their cognitive development during the process of aging.

reed

abomasum.
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