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Bordet

[bawr-dey; French bawr-de]
noun
  1. Jules Jean Baptiste Vin·cent [zhyl zhahn ba-teest van-sahn] /ʒül ʒɑ̃ baˈtist vɛ̃ˈsɑ̃/, 1870–1961, Belgian physiologist and bacteriologist: Nobel Prize in Medicine 1919.
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  • The Bordet reaction was not only useful in indicating the specificity and blood relationship for animals but also among plants.

    The Organism as a Whole

    Jacques Loeb


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Bordet

noun
  1. Jules (Jean Baptiste Vincent) (ʒyl). 1870–1961, Belgian bacteriologist and immunologist, who discovered complement. Nobel prize for physiology or medicine 1919
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bordet in Medicine

Bordet

(bôr-dā)Jules Jean Baptiste Vincent 1870-1961
  1. Belgian bacteriologist. With French bacteriologist Octave Gengou (1875-1957), he developed (1900) the technique of complement fixation testing and discovered (1906) the agent of whooping cough. Bordet won a 1919 Nobel Prize for advances in immunology.
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