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Behring

[bey-ring] /ˈbeɪ rɪŋ/
noun
1.
Emil von
[ey-meel fuh n] /ˈeɪ mil fən/ (Show IPA),
1854–1917, German physician and bacteriologist: Nobel Prize in Medicine 1901.
2.
Vitus
[vee-too s] /ˈvi tʊs/ (Show IPA),
Bering, Vitus.
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Behring

noun
1.
(German) (ˈbeːrɪŋ). Emil (Adolf) von (ˈeːmiːl fɔn). 1854–1917, German bacteriologist, who discovered diphtheria and tetanus antitoxins: Nobel prize for physiology or medicine 1901
2.
(ˈbɛrɪŋ; ˈbɛər-) a variant spelling of Bering

Bering

/ˈbɛrɪŋ; ˈbɛər-; Danish ˈbeːreŋ/
noun
1.
Vitus (ˈviːtʊs). 1681–1741, Danish navigator, who explored the N Pacific for the Russians and discovered Bering Island and the Bering Strait
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Behring in Medicine

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.

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