Gajdusek

[ gahy-doo-shek, -duh- ]
/ ˈgaɪ dʊˌʃɛk, -də- /

noun

D(aniel) Carle·ton [kahrl-tuhn], /ˈkɑrl tən/, 1923–2008, U.S. medical researcher, especially on viral diseases: Nobel Prize 1976.

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Medical definitions for Gajdusek

Gajdusek
[ gīdə-shĕk′ ]
D(aniel) Carleton Born 1923

American virologist. He shared a 1976 Nobel Prize for research on the origin and spread of infectious diseases.
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