(2506) Pirogov

Reference work entry

1976 QG1. Discovered 1976 Aug. 26 by N. S. Chernykh at Nauchnyj.

Named in memory of Nikola j Ivanovich Pirogov (1810–1881), distinguished Russian surgeon and anatomist who developed new methods of anatomical research and the basic principles of field surgery. He has been credited with placing surgery on a scientific basis. (M 9214)

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