- A dictionary of medical eponyms

Floriano Paulo de Almeida

Born  1898
Died  1977

Related eponyms

Brazilian physician, 1898-1977.

Biography of Floriano Paulo de Almeida

Floriano Paulo de Almeida was the founder of mycologic studies at the University of São Paulo, where he and E. Souza Campos, professor of Microbiology and Immunology, created the Center of Mycology in 1924. De Almeida was professor of medical mycology at the medical faculty of this university.

We thank Andre Trombeta for information submitted.

What is an eponym?

An eponym is a word derived from the name of a person, whether real or fictional. A medical eponym is thus any word related to medicine, whose name is derived from a person.

What is Whonamedit?

Whonamedit.com is a biographical dictionary of medical eponyms. It is our ambition to present a complete survey of all medical phenomena named for a person, with a biography of that person.


Whonamedit? does not give medical advice.
This survey of medical eponyms and the persons behind them is meant as a general interest site only. No information found here must under any circumstances be used for medical purposes, diagnostically, therapeutically or otherwise. If you, or anybody close to you, is affected, or believe to be affected, by any condition mentioned here: see a doctor.