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[ käl-mĕt ]
Albert Léon Charles 1863-1933

French bacteriologist. With Camille Guérin he developed (c. 1921) the Bacillus Calmette-Guérin vaccine for immunization against tuberculosis.

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catabolize, catacaustic, catachresis, catachronobiology, cataclasis, Calmette, cataclinal, cataclysm, cataclysmic, catacomb, catacombs
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