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Kocher

[koh-ker; German koh-khuh r] /ˈkoʊ kər; German ˈkoʊ xər/
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Emil Theodor
[ey-meel tey-oh-dohr] /ˈeɪ mil ˈteɪ oʊˌdoʊr/ (Show IPA),
1841–1917, Swiss physiologist, pathologist, and surgeon: Nobel Prize 1909.
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e. theodor kocher in Medicine

Kocher Ko·cher (kô'kər, -KHər), Emil Theodor. 1841-1917.

Swiss surgeon. He won a 1909 Nobel Prize for work on the thyroid gland.

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