[nuh-goo-chee; Japanese naw-goo-chee]
- Hi·de·yo [hee-de-yaw] /ˈhi dɛˌyɔ/, 1876–1928, Japanese physician and bacteriologist in the U.S.
- I·sa·mu [ee-sah-moo] /ˈi sɑˌmu/, 1904–88, U.S. sculptor and designer.
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Examples from the Web for noguchi
A brief, haunting phrase of Mr. Noguchi has far more charm than an imitation of his American master's torrential manner.Myths & Legends of Japan
F. Hadland (Frederick Hadland) Davis
Three men—Wassermann, Ehrlich, and Noguchi—have supplied the knowledge whereby the evil may be attacked.Women's Wild Oats
C. Gasquoine Hartley
Then Noguchi with great solemnity unwrapping the present, would slide across the floor and deposit it between the host and myself.A Diplomat in Japan
Ernest Mason Satow
In a great many cases the Noguchi luetin skin reaction is of great aid in establishing a diagnosis.Surgery, with Special Reference to Podiatry
For purposes of comparison Dr. Noguchi collected a number of rats in this country and removed their kidneys.
- Hideyo (ˈhiːdɛˌjɔː). 1876–1928, Japanese bacteriologist, active in the US. He made important discoveries in the treatment of syphilis
- Japanese-born American bacteriologist who discovered the cause of syphilis and yellow fever and who worked to develop treatments for them.
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