Eijkman

[ ahyk-mahn ]
/ ˈaɪk mɑn /

noun

Chris·ti·aan [kris-tee-ahn] /ˈkrɪs tiˌɑn/,1858–1930, Dutch physician: Nobel Prize 1929.

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British Dictionary definitions for eijkman

Eijkman
/ (Dutch ˈɛikmɑn) /

noun

Christiaan (ˈkriːstiːˌaːn). 1858–1930, Dutch physician, who discovered that beriberi is caused by nutritional deficiency: Nobel prize for physiology or medicine 1929
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Medical definitions for eijkman

Eijkman
[ īkmän′, āk- ]
Christiaan 1858-1930

Dutch hygienist and pathologist. He shared a 1929 Nobel Prize for his discovery of the nutrient, later called vitamin B1 or thiamine, that relieves beriberi.
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