Whitehead, Walter

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Walter, English surgeon, 1840-1913.
Whitehead deformity - circumferential mucosal ectropion at the anus following Whitehead operation.
Whitehead operation - excision of hemorrhoids by two circular incisions above and below involved veins, allowing normal mucosa to be pulled down and sutured to anal skin.
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The 500 animals include: a snow leopard, Humboldt penguins, Mississippi alligator, Andean condor, scarlet macaw, Chilean flamingo, great grey owl, bactrian camel, European brown bear and lots of meerkat ?Zoo grounds: At the end of the 19th Century a Manchester surgeon Dr Walter Whitehead bought 37 acres of woodland, near what are now the rock and water gardens.