Jean-Martin Charcot

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Jean-Martin Charcot
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Born29 November 1825(1825-11-29)
Paris, Fraunce
Died16 August 1893(1893-08-16) (aged 67)
Lac des Settons, Nièvre, Fraunce
Kent forStudyin an discoverin neurological diseases
Scientific career
FieldsNeurologist an professor o anatomical pathology
InstitutionsPitié-Salpêtrière Hospital

Jean-Martin Charcot (/ʃɑːrˈk/;[1] 29 November 1825 – 16 August 1893) wis a French neurologist an professor o anatomical pathology.[2] He is kent as "the foonder o modren neurology",[3] an his name haes been associated wi at least 15 medical eponyms, includin Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease an Charcot disease (better kent as amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, motor neurone disease, or Lou Gehrig disease).[2]

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  1. French pronunciation: [ʃaʁˈko]
  2. 2.0 2.1 Enerson, Ole Daniel. "Jean-Martin Charcot". Who Named It?. Retrieved 13 October 2008.
  3. Lamberty (2007), p. 5