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Lister,

Joseph (Lord Lister), English surgeon, 1827-1912.
Listeria - a genus of aerobic to microaerophilic, motile, peritrichous bacteria.
Lister dressing - the first type of antiseptic dressing, one of gauze impregnated with carbolic acid.
Lister forceps
Lister knife
Lister method - antiseptic surgery as first advocated by Lister in 1867. Synonym(s): listerism
Lister scissors
Lister tubercle - a small prominence on the dorsal aspect of the distal end of the radius that serves as a trochlea or pulley for the tendon. Synonym(s): dorsal tubercle of radius
Listerella - in bacteriology, a rejected generic name sometimes cited as a synonym of Listeria; the type species is Listerella hepatolytica.
Listerine - antiseptic mouthwash.
listerism - Synonym(s): Lister method
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Joseph Lister had little interest in financial or social success.
In Scotland, Joseph Lister, Syme's assistant and son-in-law, became the predominant influence.
As the 19th century drew to a close, the work of Joseph Lister ushered in the antimicrobial era.
The famed English surgeon Joseph Lister had introduced it after noting that phenol had been used to cleanse foul-smelling sewers.
I quickly reply, "He's the guy who said wash your hands twenty years before Joseph Lister got the credit for antiseptic surgery.
Famous staff and students in its history include Charles Darwin, author of Origin of Species, Lord Joseph Lister, who discovered antiseptics, and philosopher David Hume.
In 1865 the British surgeon Joseph Lister (1827-1912) learned of Pasteur's germ theory of disease (see 1862) and it occurred to him that death after operations might result from a germ infection to which the traumatized tissues were particularly susceptible.
But in Liston's audience was a quieter man: Joseph Lister, a mild-mannered Quaker, who would make perhaps the most pivotal discovery in medicine.
He was then kicked by Joseph Lister and by Connor Pearson before being stamped on the head by Joe Wood, who was just 13 at the time of the attack.
At one point, he claimed to have studied at Glasgow University under physician Joseph Lister in 1888.
It wasn't until Joseph Lister eventually connected the dots and realised that hospitals and doctors had the potential to pass on life-threatening germs to patients.
A William Harvey B Joseph Lister C Henry Gray D Alexander Fleming QUESTION 14 - for 14 points: Which cake is traditionally eaten on Guy Fawkes Night?