[ zin-ser ]
/ ˈzɪn sər /


Hans [hanz, hahnz] /hænz, hɑnz/, 1878–1940, U.S. bacteriologist.


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[ zĭnsər ]
Hans 1878-1940

American bacteriologist and pioneer immunologist who first differentiated epidemic from endemic forms of typhus.
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