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Gajdusek

[gahy-doo-shek, -duh-]
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  1. D(aniel) Carle·ton [kahrl-tuh n] /ˈkɑrl tən/, 1923–2008, U.S. medical researcher, especially on viral diseases: Nobel Prize 1976.
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Gajdusek

(gīdə-shĕk′)D(aniel) Carleton Born 1923
  1. American virologist. He shared a 1976 Nobel Prize for research on the origin and spread of infectious diseases.
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