from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Discovered or described by John Hunter, an English surgeon. See chancre.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Of, pertaining to, or named after— John Hunter, a noted Scottish surgeon and physiologist (1728–93), founder of the Hunterian collection of specimens in anatomy, etc., the nucleus of the present great Hunterian Museum in London; or his brother, William Hunter (1718-83), anatomist, and founder of the Hunterian collection in Glasgow.


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