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Löffler

[lœf-luh r] /ˈlœf lər/
noun
1.
Friedrich August Johannes
[free-drikh ou-goo st yoh-hah-nuh s] /ˈfri drɪx ˈaʊ gʊst yoʊˈhɑ nəs/ (Show IPA),
1852–1915, German bacteriologist.
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Löffler Löff·ler (lěf'lər, lɶf'-), Friedrich August Johannes. 1852-1915.

German bacteriologist who isolated (1884) the bacillus the causative agent of diphtheria, previously described by Edwin Klebs.

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Löffler
  (lŭf'lər)   
German bacteriologist who in 1884 demonstrated that diphtheria was caused by a bacillus described by Edwin Klebs a year earlier. This bacillus is now named after both scientists. Löffler also isolated an organism that causes food poisoning and developed a vaccine against foot-and-mouth disease (1899).
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