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Goldberger

[gohld-bur-ger]
noun
  1. Joseph,1874–1929, U.S. physician, born in Austria: discovered the cause of and treatment for pellagra.
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  • I'll get Simmonds to go with me before Goldberger, and then before the magistrate.

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    Burton E. Stevenson

  • "He doesn't really think so, Miss Vaughan," Goldberger laughed.

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    Burton E. Stevenson

  • "I didn't stop to pick up my physician," Goldberger was saying.

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    Burton E. Stevenson

  • "Why, there's only one way they could come there," Goldberger answered impatiently.

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    Burton E. Stevenson

  • "Then he must also have stopped to make it into a noose," remarked Goldberger.

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    Burton E. Stevenson


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Goldberger

[gōldbər-gər]
  1. Hungarian-born American physician who investigated the cause and treatment of pellagra. He demonstrated that contrary to common belief, pellagra was not an infectious disease but a nutritional disorder caused by an unbalanced diet and cured by the addition of fresh milk, meat, or yeast.
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