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Jacobi

[ juh-koh-bee; for 2 also German yah-koh-bee ]
/ dʒəˈkoʊ bi; for 2 also German yɑˈkoʊ bi /
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noun
Abraham, 1830–1919, U.S. pediatrician, born in Germany.
Karl Gus·tav Ja·kob [kahrl -goos-tahf -yah-kawp], /kɑrl ˈgʊs tɑf ˈyɑ kɔp/, 1804–51, German mathematician.
Mary Corinna (Putnam), 1842–1906, U.S. physician (wife of Abraham Jacobi).
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Jacobi

noun
(dʒæˈkəʊbɪ) Sir Derek (George). born 1938, British actor
(German jaˈkoːbi) Karl Gustav Jacob (karl ˈɡʊstaf ˈjaːkɔp). 1804–51, German mathematician. Independently of N. H. Abel, he discovered elliptic functions (1829). He also made important contributions to the study of determinants and differential equations
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Medical definitions for Jacobi

Jacobi
[ jə-kōbē ]
Abraham 1830-1919

German-born American physician who established a children's clinic in New York (1860) and is considered the founder of American pediatrics. His wife, Mary Corinna Putnam Jacobi (1842-1906), also a physician, helped expand opportunities for women in medical education.
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