Ehrlich

Ehrlich

[eyr-likh]
noun
Paul [poul] , 1854–1915, German physician, bacteriologist, and chemist: Nobel Prize in Medicine 1908.
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Ehrlich (German ˈeːrlɪç)
 
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Paul (paul). 1854--1915, German bacteriologist, noted for his pioneering work in immunology and chemotherapy and for his discovery of a remedy for syphilis: Nobel prize for physiology or medicine 1908

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Ehrlich Ehr·lich (âr'lĭKH), Paul. 1854-1915.

German bacteriologist who conducted pioneering research in chemotherapy and developed the chemical Salvarsan as a treatment of syphilis. He is also known for his work in the fields of hematology and immunology, for which he shared a 1908 Nobel Prize.

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Ehrlich   (âr'lĭk)  Pronunciation Key 
German bacteriologist who was a pioneer in the study of the blood and the immune system, and in the development of drugs to fight specific disease-causing agents. He discovered a compound that was effective in combating sleeping sickness as well as a drug, called salvarsan, that cured syphilis.
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