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Definition of Osler, Sir William

Osler, Sir William: Renowned Canadian physician (1849-1919) who taught at McGill University, the University of Pennsylvania, Johns Hopkins and Oxford University and who first described many medical phenomena now named after him such as the Osler-Rendu-Weber syndrome and Osler's nodes as well as many conditions such as the abdominal muscle deficiency syndrome (prunebelly syndrome) not named after him.

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Last Editorial Review: 6/14/2012

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