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Pronunciation: kaf′ē

Definition: John Patrick, U.S. physician, radiologist, and pediatrician, the “the father of pediatric radiology,” 1895–1978.

See: Caffey disease, Caffey syndrome, Caffey-Kempe syndrome, Caffey-Silverman syndrome

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