fritz schaudinn

Schaudinn

[shou-din]
noun
Fritz [frits] , 1871–1906, German zoologist.
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fritz schaudinn

German zoologist who, with the dermatologist Erich Hoffmann, in 1905 discovered the causal organism of syphilis, Spirochaeta pallida, later called Treponema pallidum. He is known for his work in the development of protozoology as an experimental science.

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