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Eijkman

[ahyk-mahn] /ˈaɪk mɑn/
noun
1.
Christiaan
[kris-tee-ahn] /ˈkrɪs tiˌɑn/ (Show IPA),
1858–1930, Dutch physician: Nobel Prize 1929.
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Eijkman

/Dutch ˈɛikmɑn/
noun
1.
Christiaan (ˈkriːstiːˌaːn). 1858–1930, Dutch physician, who discovered that beriberi is caused by nutritional deficiency: Nobel prize for physiology or medicine 1929
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Eijkman Eijk·man (īk'män', āk'-), Christiaan. 1858-1930.

Dutch hygienist and pathologist. He shared a 1929 Nobel Prize for his discovery of the nutrient, later called vitamin B1 or thiamine, that relieves beriberi.

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