j. jean baptiste vincent bordet


[bawr-dey; French bawr-de]
Jules Jean Baptiste Vincent [zhyl zhahn ba-teest van-sahn] , 1870–1961, Belgian physiologist and bacteriologist: Nobel Prize in Medicine 1919.
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Bordet (French bɔrdɛ)
Jules (Jean Baptiste Vincent) (ʒyl). 1870-- 1961, Belgian bacteriologist and immunologist, who discovered complement. Nobel prize for physiology or medicine 1919

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Bordet Bor·det (bôr-dā'), Jules Jean Baptiste Vincent. 1870-1961.

Belgian bacteriologist. With French bacteriologist Octave Gengou (1875-1957), he developed (1900) the technique of complement fixation testing and discovered (1906) the agent of whooping cough. Bordet won a 1919 Nobel Prize for advances in immunology.

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