abe flexner


Abraham, 1866–1959, U.S. educator.
his brother Simon, 1863–1946, U.S. pathologist and bacteriologist.
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Flexner Flex·ner (flěks'nər), Simon. 1863-1946.

American microbiologist who isolated the bacillus of dysentery (1900), developed a serum for cerebrospinal meningitis (1907), and led the team that identified the cause of poliomyelitis.

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