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Goldberger

[gohld-bur-ger]
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  1. Joseph,1874–1929, U.S. physician, born in Austria: discovered the cause of and treatment for pellagra.
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  • "He doesn't really think so, Miss Vaughan," Goldberger laughed.

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    Burton E. Stevenson

  • I'll get Simmonds to go with me before Goldberger, and then before the magistrate.

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    Burton E. Stevenson

  • I could see that Goldberger did not know whether to snort with derision or to be impressed.

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    Burton E. Stevenson

  • Goldberger took one step into the room, and then stopped abruptly.

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  • "Then that's all right," said Goldberger, and settled back in his chair again.

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Goldberger

[gōldbər-gər]
  1. Hungarian-born American physician who investigated the cause and treatment of pellagra. He demonstrated that contrary to common belief, pellagra was not an infectious disease but a nutritional disorder caused by an unbalanced diet and cured by the addition of fresh milk, meat, or yeast.
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