Robert (Charles),born 1937, U.S. scientist, specializing in cancer and AIDS research.


a combining form representing Gallic in the formation of compound words: Gallo-Romance.

Origin of Gallo-

< Latin, equivalent to Gall(us) a Gaul + -o- Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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combining form

denoting Gaul or FranceGallo-Roman

Word Origin for Gallo-

from Latin Gallus a Gaul
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[gălō]Robert Charles Born 1937

American virologist who was one of the first to identify the virus that causes AIDS and to develop a test for it.
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