Gorgas
biographical name William Crawford 1854-1920 American army surgeon & sanitation expert

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  • Gorgas — may refer to: People Josiah Gorgas (1818–1883), a Confederate General and later President of the University of Alabama William C. Gorgas (1854 1920), a United States Army officer and physician known for fighting tropical disease Gorgas Hospital… …   Wikipedia

  • Gorgas — ist der Name folgender Personen: Edgar Gorgas (* 1928), deutscher Boxer William C. Gorgas (1854–1920), Surgeon General der US Army und Gelbfieber Forscher Diese Seite ist eine Begriffsklärung zur Unterscheidung mehrerer mit …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Gorgas — [gôr′gəs] William Crawford [krô′fərd] 1854 1920; U.S. army medical officer: chief sanitary officer in the Canal Zone during construction of the Panama Canal …   English World dictionary

  • Gorgas — noun United States Army surgeon who suppressed yellow fever in Havana and in the Panama Canal Zone (1854 1920) • Syn: ↑William Crawford Gorgas • Instance Hypernyms: ↑surgeon, ↑operating surgeon, ↑sawbones * * * /gawr geuhs/, n. William Crawford,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Gorgas — /gawr geuhs/, n. William Crawford, 1854 1920, U.S. physician and epidemiologist: chief sanitary officer of the Panama Canal 1904 13; surgeon general of the U.S. Army 1914 18. * * * …   Universalium

  • Gorgas — Gor•gas [[t]ˈgɔr gəs[/t]] n. big William Crawford, 1854–1920, U.S. physician and epidemiologist …   From formal English to slang

  • gorgàs — gourgas m. gouffre …   Diccionari Personau e Evolutiu

  • Gorgas Hospital — Geography Location Ancón, Panama, Panama city, Panama, Pana …   Wikipedia

  • Gorgas–Manly Historic District — Gorgas Manly Historic District U.S. National Register of Historic Places U.S. Historic district …   Wikipedia

  • Gorgas machine gun — Type Machine gun Place of origin  Confederate States of America …   Wikipedia

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