Benacerraf

noun
  1. Baruj . 1920–2011, Venezuelan-born US immunologist: shared the Nobel prize for physiology or medicine (1980) for his work on histocompatibility antigens
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benacerraf in Medicine

Benacerraf

[bĕn-ăsər-əf]Baruj Born 1920
  1. Venezuelan-born American immunologist. He shared a 1980 Nobel Prize for discoveries concerning cell structure that enhanced understanding of the immunological system, resulting in higher success rates in organ transplantation.
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