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Theiler

[tahy-ler]
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noun
  1. Max,1899–1972, South African medical scientist, in the U.S. after 1922: Nobel Prize in medicine 1951.
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  • Theiler has determined that it is transmitted by an Ixodid tick, Margaropus decoloratus.

    Handbook of Medical Entomology

    William Albert Riley

  • The cockroach as an experimental vector of the virus of spontaneous mouse encephalomyelitis (Theiler).


British Dictionary definitions for theiler

Theiler

noun
  1. Max. 1899–1972, US virologist, born in South Africa, who developed a vaccine against yellow fever. Nobel prize for physiology or medicine 1951
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theiler in Medicine

Theiler

(tīlər)
  1. South African-born American microbiologist. He won a 1951 Nobel Prize for developing a vaccine for yellow fever.
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