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Who discovered mononucleosis?


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Answered 2013-11-05 16:08:25

The discovery of mononucleosis cannot be claimed by any one person, but the term itself was first used by Thomas Peck Sprunt and Frank Alexander Evans in 1920.

For information about how it was discovered, see the Related Question.

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