[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. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for noguchi

Historical Examples of 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.

  • For purposes of comparison Dr. Noguchi collected a number of rats in this country and removed their kidneys.

British Dictionary definitions for noguchi



Hideyo (ˈhiːdɛˌjɔː). 1876–1928, Japanese bacteriologist, active in the US. He made important discoveries in the treatment of syphilis
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noguchi in Medicine


[nō-gōōchē]Hideyo 1876-1928

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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