[dä-vān, -vĕn]Casimir Joseph 1812-1882

French physician and microbiologist who identified a bacillus as the causative agent of anthrax and advocated the germ theory of disease before Pasteur.

Nearby words

  1. densely,
  2. densify,
  3. densimeter,
  4. densimetric,
  5. densitometer,
  6. density current,
  7. density function,
  8. dent,
  9. dent corn,
  10. dent-

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