Keller

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biographical name Kel·ler \ˈke-lər\

Definition of Keller

  1. Helen Adams 1880–1968 American deaf and blind lecturer


Keller

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geographical name Kel·ler \ˈke-lər\

Definition of Keller

  1. city north of Fort Worth in northern Texas population 39,627


Medical Dictionary

Keller

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adjective Kel·ler \ˈkel-ər\

Medical Definition of Keller

  1. :  relating to or being an operation to correct hallux valgus by excision of the proximal part of the proximal phalanx of the big toe with resulting shortening of the toe Keller procedure Keller arthroplasty

Biographical Note for keller

Keller

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William Lorden

(1874–1959), American surgeon. Keller was an army surgeon who developed a number of new surgical procedures. He devised operations for hallux valgus (1904), varicose veins (1905), chronic empyema (1922), recurrent dislocation of the shoulder (1925), and stricture of the rectum and anus (1933) caused by contracture of the muscles around their circumference.


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