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Luria

[ loor-ee-uh ]
/ ˈlʊər i ə /
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noun
Salvador Edward, 1912–91, U.S. biologist, born in Italy: Nobel Prize in Medicine 1969.
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British Dictionary definitions for Luria

Luria
/ (ˈlʊərɪə) /

noun
Alexander Romanovich. 1902–77, Russian psychologist, a pioneer of modern neuropsychology. His most important work concerns the psychological effects of brain tumours
Isaac (ben Solomon). 1534–72, Jewish mystic living in Egypt and Palestine: noted for his interpretation of the Cabbala
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012

Medical definitions for Luria

Luria
[ lurē-ə ]
Salvador Edward 1912-1991

Italian-born American biologist. He shared a 1969 Nobel Prize for investigating the mechanism of viral infection in living cells.
The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.

Scientific definitions for Luria

Luria
[ lurē-ə ]
Salvador Edward 1912-1991

Italian-born American biologist whose research on gene mutation and bacteria increased scientific understanding of the role of DNA in bacterial viruses.
The American Heritage® Science Dictionary Copyright © 2011. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
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