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[nuh-goo-chee; Japanese naw-goo-chee] /nəˈgu tʃi; Japanese nɔˈgu tʃi/
[hee-de-yaw] /ˈhi dɛˌyɔ/ (Show IPA),
1876–1928, Japanese physician and bacteriologist in the U.S.
[ee-sah-moo] /ˈi sɑˌmu/ (Show IPA),
1904–88, U.S. sculptor and designer. Unabridged
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Examples from the Web for Noguchi
Historical Examples
  • A brief, haunting phrase of Mr. Noguchi has far more charm than an imitation of his American master's torrential manner.

    Myths & Legends of Japan

    F. Hadland (Frederick Hadland) Davis
  • Three men—Wassermann, Ehrlich, and Noguchi—have supplied the knowledge whereby the evil may be attacked.

    Women's Wild Oats C. Gasquoine Hartley
  • Then Noguchi with great solemnity unwrapping the present, would slide across the floor and deposit it between the host and myself.

    A Diplomat in Japan Ernest Mason Satow
  • In a great many cases the Noguchi luetin skin reaction is of great aid in establishing a diagnosis.

  • For purposes of comparison Dr. Noguchi collected a number of rats in this country and removed their kidneys.

  • Noguchi has succeeded in obtaining pure cultures from the infected tissues of the rabbit.

    Manual of Surgery Alexis Thomson and Alexander Miles
  • Noguchi and Moore have discovered the spirochæte in the brain in a number of cases of general paralysis of the insane.

    Manual of Surgery Alexis Thomson and Alexander Miles
British Dictionary definitions for Noguchi


Hideyo (ˈhiːdɛˌjɔː). 1876–1928, Japanese bacteriologist, active in the US. He made important discoveries in the treatment of syphilis
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Noguchi in Medicine

Noguchi No·gu·chi (nō-gōō'chē), Hideyo. 1876-1928.

Japanese-born American bacteriologist who discovered the cause of syphilis and yellow fever and who worked to develop treatments for them.

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