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Bordet

[ bawr-dey; French bawr-de ]
/ bɔrˈdeɪ; French bɔrˈdɛ /
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noun
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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How to use Bordet in a sentence

  • The Bordet reaction was not only useful in indicating the specificity and blood relationship for animals but also among plants.

British Dictionary definitions for Bordet

Bordet
/ (French bɔrdɛ) /

noun
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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Medical definitions for Bordet

Bordet
[ bôr-dā ]
Jules Jean Baptiste Vincent 1870-1961

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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