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Alexander Ogston


Who is Alexander Ogston?

Alexander Ogston: Sir Alexander Ogston KCVO MB FRS CM MD was a Scottish surgeon, famous for his discovery of Staphylococcus. He was the eldest son of Prof. Francis Ogston, Professor of Medical Jurisprudence at the University of Aberdeen.

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Google previewEncyclopedia of Wellness (2012)

From Acai Berry to Yo-yo Dieting by Sharon K. Zoumbaris

The Staphylococcus aureus organism was first identified in the late 1800s by a Scottish surgeon named Alexander Ogston. Educated before the days of antisepsis, Ogston theorized that abscess formation was caused by a microorganism after ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Medica (1899)

by Chalmers Watson

Alexander Ogston, M.D., Professor of Surgery, Aberdeen University.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Food Safety (2013)

The name streptococci has derived from the Greek word Streptos meaning twisted or easily bent, like a chain, and was given by a Scottish doctor, Alexander Ogston, ...

Google previewThe American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1915)

A New and Complete Dictionary ... by William Alexander Newman Dorland

[Alexander Ogston, ...

Google previewThe Practitioner's Medical Dictionary (1919)

Containing All the Words and Phrases Generally Used in Medicine and the Allied Sciences, with Their Proper Pronunciation, Derivation, and Definition by George Milbry Gould, Richard John Ernst Scott

[Alexander Ogston, Scotch surgeon, 1844- ]. An imaginary line extending from the tubercle of the femur to the intercondyloid notch, and indicating the course of the tendon of the adductor magnus; it is a ...

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