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PIERRE BRASDOR (1721–1799)

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Originally appearing in Volume V04, Page 432 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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PIERRE BRASDOR (1721–1799), French surgeon, was born in the province of Maine. He took his degree in Paris as master of surgery in 1752, and was appointed regius professor of anatomy and director of the Academy of Surgery. He was a skilful operator, whose name was long attached to a ligature of his invention; and he was an ardent advocate of inoculation. He died in Paris on the 28th of September 1799.
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