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Adams [formerly Adam], Francis

Vivian Nutton.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicine and Health; Education; Classical Studies. 1288 words.

Adams [formerly Adam], Francis (1796–1861), physician and classical scholar, was born on 13 March 1796 at Auchinhove, Lumphanan, Aberdeenshire, the son of James Adam, a small farmer and...

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Badham, Charles

Thompson Cooper.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicine and Health; Education; Classical Studies. 757 words.

Badham, Charles (1780–1845), physician and classical scholar, was born in London on 17 April 1780, the son of David Badham. After receiving a sound classical education he entered Edinburgh...

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Barham, Thomas Foster

R. K. Webb.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicine and Health; Education; Classical Studies. 652 words.

Barham, Thomas Foster (1794–1869), physician and classical scholar, was born at Hendon, Middlesex, on 10 September 1794, the eldest son of six children born to Thomas Foster Barham...

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Bond, John

S. F. Ryle.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicine and Health; Education; Classical Studies. 1090 words.

Bond, John (c. 1550–1612), physician and classical scholar, is of unknown parentage. He was associated for the greater part of his life with Taunton, Somerset. He may have been related to...

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breast-feeding

Overview page. Subjects: Medicine and Health — Classical Studies.

Nutritionally, breast milk is the most suitable food for human infants because it is the right composition to meet physiological and developmental needs; undergoes subtle changes in...

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chastity

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Either complete abstinence from sexual activity, especially in females, or the virtuous exercise of it to just the right extent, for instance in the Catholic natural law tradition, solely...

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dietetics

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n. the application of the principles of nutrition to the selection of food and the feeding of individuals and groups.

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Etheridge [Etherege], George

J. Andreas Löwe.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicine and Health; Education; Classical Studies. 861 words.

Etheridge [Etherege], George (1519–1588?), physician and classical scholar, was born in Thame, Oxfordshire. Presumably educated at Thame Abbey before going to Corpus Christi College,...

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Henry, James

J. A. Richmond.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicine and Health; Education; Classical Studies. 900 words.

Henry, James (1798–1876), classical scholar and physician, was born in Dublin on 13 December 1798, the eldest child in a family of two sons and three daughters of Robert Henry, woollen...

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King, John

W. P. Courtney.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicine and Health; Education; Classical Studies. 357 words.

King, John (1696–1728), classical scholar and physician, was born at Adstone, Northamptonshire, on 5 August 1696, the eldest son of John King (1652–1732), Church of England clergyman, and...

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