hideyo noguchi

Noguchi

[nuh-goo-chee; Japanese naw-goo-chee]
noun
1.
Hideyo [hee-de-yaw] , 1876–1928, Japanese physician and bacteriologist in the U.S.
2.
Isamu [ee-sah-moo] , 1904–88, U.S. sculptor and designer.
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source Link To hideyo noguchi
Collins
World English Dictionary
Noguchi (nɔːˈɡuːtʃɪ)
 
n
Hideyo (ˈhiːdɛˌjɔː). 1876--1928, Japanese bacteriologist, active in the US. He made important discoveries in the treatment of syphilis

Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 10th Edition
2009 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009
Cite This Source
American Heritage
Medical Dictionary

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.

The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary
Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.
Cite This Source
Encyclopedia Britannica
Encyclopedia

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.

Learn more about Noguchi, Hideyo with a free trial on Britannica.com.

Encyclopedia Britannica, 2008. Encyclopedia Britannica Online.
Cite This Source
Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature