[ ahyk-mahn ]
/ ˈaɪk mɑn /
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Chris·ti·aan [kris-tee-ahn], /ˈkrɪs tiˌɑn/, 1858–1930, Dutch physician: Nobel Prize 1929.
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British Dictionary definitions for Eijkman
/ (Dutch ˈɛikmɑn) /
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
[ īk′män′, āk′- ]
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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