Sergei S., Russian neurologist, 1853–1900. See K. psychosis, K. syndrome, Wernicke-K. encephalopathy, Wernicke-K. syndrome.

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Kor·sa·koff 'kȯr-sə-.kȯf adj relating to or affected with Korsakoff's psychosis <studies of \Korsakoff patients>
Korsakoff or Korsakov Sergei Sergeievich (1853-1900)
Russian psychiatrist. Korsakoff was one of the founders of the Russian school of psychiatry. After service at a clinic for nervous diseases, he published his classic description of the syndrome now known as Korsakoff's psychosis or Korsakoff's syndrome.

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