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Weber–Christian disease

noun Web·er–Chris·tian disease

Definition of WEBER-CHRISTIAN DISEASE

Biographical Note for WEBER-CHRISTIAN DISEASE

Weber, Frederick Parkes (1863–1962), British physician. Weber was on the staff of an English hospital for patients with tuberculosis. He is best known for his studies of the therapeutic benefits of climate and mineral waters. In 1925 he published a description of a disease which was described independently by Christian in 1928; it is now identified with both their names.
H. A. Christian —see hand-schüller-christian disease

Variants of WEBER-CHRISTIAN DISEASE

Web·er–Chris·tian disease also Web·er–Chris·tian's disease \ˈweb-ər-ˈkris(h)-chən(z)-\
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