hideyo noguchi


[nuh-goo-chee; Japanese naw-goo-chee]
Hideyo [hee-de-yaw] , 1876–1928, Japanese physician and bacteriologist in the U.S.
Isamu [ee-sah-moo] , 1904–88, U.S. sculptor and designer.
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Noguchi (nɔːˈɡuːtʃɪ)
Hideyo (ˈhiːdɛˌjɔː). 1876--1928, Japanese bacteriologist, active in the US. He made important discoveries in the treatment of syphilis

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Noguchi No·gu·chi (nō-gōō'chē), Hideyo. 1876-1928.

Japanese-born American bacteriologist who discovered the cause of syphilis and yellow fever and who worked to develop treatments for them.

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hideyo noguchi

Japanese bacteriologist who first discovered Treponema pallidum, the causative agent of syphilis, in the brains of persons suffering from paresis. He also proved that both Oroya fever and verruga peruana could be produced by Bartonella bacilliformis; they are now known to be different phases of Carrion's disease, or bartonellosis.

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