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Hunter

 [hun´ter]
John (1728–1793). “Founder of scientific surgery.” Born in England, he learned dissection from his brother William and then acquired extensive knowledge of gunshot wounds in the army, of which he was later appointed surgeon-general. Upon retiring from the army, he practiced surgery and lectured on anatomy and surgery. His merit rests with the sound pathologic reasons upon which his surgical procedures were based. Hunter was also the first to study teeth scientifically. In 1783 he was elected a member of the Royal Society of Medicine and of the Royal Academy of Surgery at Paris.

Hun·ter

(hŭn'tĕr),
Charles, Canadian physician, 1872-1955. See: Hunter syndrome.

Hun·ter

(hŭn'tĕr),
William, English pathologist, 1861-1937. See: Hunter glossitis.

Hun·ter

(hŭn'tĕr),
William, Scottish anatomist and obstetrician, 1718-1783. See: Hunter ligament, Hunter line, Hunter membrane.

Hun·ter

(hŭn'tĕr),
John, Scottish surgeon, anatomist, physiologist and pathologist, 1728-1793. See: Hunter canal, Hunter gubernaculum, Hunter operation, Hunter-Schreger bands, Hunter-Schreger lines.
Drug slang A regional street term for cocaine
Sports medicine A person who hunts game animals—deer, elk, turkeys—with a firearm—e.g., rifle, shotgun—or other weapon—e.g., compound bow, crossbow

hunter

Sports medicine A person who hunts game animals–eg, deer, elk, turkeys, with a firearm–eg, rifle, shotgun or other weapon–eg, compound bow, crossbow etc
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In the midst of reveling in his good fortune and sharing his story with the others, the hunter is disparaged by another, who says how he wouldn't have shot that buck because he only kills the bigger trophies.
This month The Lamp is offering members the chance to win a winter getaway to the Hunter Valley.
And Jim Posewitz, a former Montana state wildlife department biologist, has founded a think tank, Orion, the Hunter's Institute, to promote efforts to remind sportsmen of their history as advocates for environmental causes--"before anyone was considered an alien from Planet Green."
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The hunter inched up alongside her, stepping softly in the dry sagebrush, but even that didn't conceal his arrival.
While most of the Hunter pieces are given melodies by Lesh and/or Haynes, there are a couple of wrinkles.
"We are looking forward to partnering with an outstanding management team to continue the growth of the Hunter brand," Cronin said.
[10] This way of conceptualizing hunting was presented in the most recent and I think helpful book on hunting, Louis Warren's The Hunter's Game: Poachers and Conservationists in Twentieth Century America.
The Hunter volume is old-fashioned in its concern for the texts of plays and dramatic presentations, whereas Cox and Kastan boast of the fact that "no essays about individual authors will be found here.
The hunter, who was wearing camouflage clothing, moved to within 40 yards of the guide and fired his shotgun after observing movement.