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  1. Robert (Charles),born 1937, U.S. scientist, specializing in cancer and AIDS research.


  1. a combining form representing Gallic in the formation of compound words: Gallo-Romance.

Origin of Gallo-

< Latin, equivalent to Gall(us) a Gaul + -o-
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combining form
  1. denoting Gaul or FranceGallo-Roman

Word Origin

from Latin Gallus a Gaul
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  1. American virologist who was one of the first to identify the virus that causes AIDS and to develop a test for it.
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