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Blumberg

[bluhm-burg]
noun
  1. Baruch S(amuel),1925–2011, U.S. physician and researcher of infectious diseases: Nobel Prize 1976.
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Historical Examples

  • The door opened, and Blumberg entered, followed by a smaller man.

    The Martian

    Allen Glasser

  • Blumberg smiled at the other, and tapped his own head three times with his fingertip.

    The Martian

    Allen Glasser

  • The Martian was surprised that Blumberg would allow him to speak.

    The Martian

    Allen Glasser

  • You got knowledge in your head worth millions of dollars; I mean, you have facts which are of great value to Blumberg.

    The Martian

    Allen Glasser


British Dictionary definitions for blumberg

Blumberg

noun
  1. Baruch Samuel .1925–2011, US physician, noted for work on antigens: shared the Nobel prize for physiology or medicine 1976
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blumberg in Medicine

Blumberg

(blŭmbərg, blōōm-)Baruch Samuel Born 1925
  1. American virologist noted for research on the origin and spread of infectious diseases. He shared a 1976 Nobel Prize for discovering the antigen that led to a vaccine against hepatitis B.
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