Waksman

[waks-muh n]
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Waksman

noun
  1. Selman Abraham. 1888–1973, US microbiologist, born in Russia. He discovered streptomycin: Nobel prize for physiology or medicine 1952
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Waksman

[wăksmən]Selman Abraham 1888-1973
  1. Russian-born American microbiologist. He won a 1952 Nobel Prize for discovering the antibiotic streptomycin.
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Waksman

[wăksmən]Selman Abraham 1888-1973
  1. Ukrainian-born American microbiologist who pioneered the development of antibiotics. His discoveries included streptomycin (1944), the first drug effective against tuberculosis. He received the Nobel Prize for physiology or medicine in 1952.
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