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Dulbecco

[ duhl-bek-oh; Italian dool-bek-kaw ]
/ dʌlˈbɛk oʊ; Italian dulˈbɛk kɔ /
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noun

Re·na·to [ruh-nah-toh; Italian re-nah-taw], /rəˈnɑ toʊ; Italian rɛˈnɑ tɔ/, 1914–2012, U.S. biologist, born in Italy: Nobel Prize in Medicine 1975.

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British Dictionary definitions for Dulbecco

Dulbecco
/ (dʌlˈbɛkəʊ, Italian dʌlˈbekko) /

noun

Renato. 1914–2012, US physician and molecular biologist, born in Italy: shared the Nobel prize for physiology or medicine (1975) for cancer research
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Medical definitions for Dulbecco

Dulbecco
[ dŭl-bĕkō ]
Renato Born 1914

Italian-born American virologist. He shared a 1975 Nobel Prize for research on the interaction of tumor viruses and genetic material.
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