Kitasato

[ kee-tah-sah-taw ]
/ ˈki tɑˈsɑ tɔ /

noun

Shi·ba·sa·bu·ro [shee-bah-sah-boo-raw] /ʃiˈbɑ sɑˈbu rɔ/, 1852–1931, Japanese bacteriologist.
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Kitasato

[ kē′tä-zätō ]
Shibasaburo 1852-1931

Japanese bacteriologist. Among his achievements are the isolation (1889) of the causative bacillus of tetanus, the development of vaccines to protect against tetanus and anthrax, and the isolation (1894) of the bacillus of bubonic plague.

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