|1.||Emil (Adolf) von (ˈeːmiːl fɔn). 1854--1917, German bacteriologist, who discovered diphtheria and tetanus antitoxins: Nobel prize for physiology or medicine 1901|
|2.||a variant spelling of Bering|
Behring Beh·ring (bâr'ĭng, běr'-), Emil Von. 1854-1917.
German physiologist. He won a 1901 Nobel Prize for work on serum immunization against diphtheria and tetanus.