- E·mil von [ey-meel fuh n] /ˈeɪ mil fən/, 1854–1917, German physician and bacteriologist: Nobel Prize in Medicine 1901.
- Vi·tus [vee-too s] /ˈvi tʊs/. Bering, Vitus.
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From Behring's Strait to the Gulf they can easily be traced.
They were now in the sea discovered by Behring, 1741, to which they gave his name.A Book of Discovery
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Not until June 4th, 1741, were Behring and Tschirikow in a position to start again.Celebrated Travels and Travellers
This, in honor of its discoverer, is called Behring's Strait.Ocean's Story; or Triumphs of Thirty Centuries
- (German ˈbeːrɪŋ) Emil (Adolf) von (ˈeːmiːl fɔn). 1854–1917, German bacteriologist, who discovered diphtheria and tetanus antitoxins: Nobel prize for physiology or medicine 1901
- (ˈbɛrɪŋ, ˈbɛər-) a variant spelling of Bering
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Behring(bâr′ĭng, bĕr′-)Emil Von 1854-1917
- German physiologist. He won a 1901 Nobel Prize for work on serum immunization against diphtheria and tetanus.
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