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Loeb

[lohb; German lœb]
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noun
  1. Jacques [zhahk] /ʒɑk/, 1859–1924, German physiologist and experimental biologist in the U.S.
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British Dictionary definitions for loeb

Loeb

noun
  1. Jacques (ʒɑːk). 1859–1924, US physiologist, born in Germany, noted esp for his pioneering work on artificial parthenogenesis
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