Flexner

[ fleks-ner ]
/ ˈflɛks nər /

noun

Abraham,1866–1959, U.S. educator.
his brother Simon, 1863–1946, U.S. pathologist and bacteriologist.
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Flexner

[ flĕksnər ]
Simon 1863-1946

American microbiologist who isolated the bacillus of dysentery (1900), developed a serum for cerebrospinal meningitis (1907), and led the team that identified the cause of poliomyelitis.
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