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Blumberg

[bluhm-burg] /ˈblʌm bɜrg/
noun
1.
Baruch S(amuel) 1925–2011, U.S. physician and researcher of infectious diseases: Nobel Prize 1976.
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  • The door opened, and Blumberg entered, followed by a smaller man.

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  • Blumberg smiled at the other, and tapped his own head three times with his fingertip.

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British Dictionary definitions for Blumberg

Blumberg

/ˈblʊmbɜːɡ/
noun
1.
Baruch Samuel.1925–2011, US physician, noted for work on antigens: shared the Nobel prize for physiology or medicine 1976
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Blumberg in Medicine

Blumberg Blum·berg (blŭm'bərg, blōōm'-), Baruch Samuel. Born 1925.

American virologist noted for research on the origin and spread of infectious diseases. He shared a 1976 Nobel Prize for discovering the antigen that led to a vaccine against hepatitis B.

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