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Noguchi

[nuh-goo-chee; Japanese naw-goo-chee] /nəˈgu tʃi; Japanese nɔˈgu tʃi/
noun
1.
Hideyo
[hee-de-yaw] /ˈhi dɛˌyɔ/ (Show IPA),
1876–1928, Japanese physician and bacteriologist in the U.S.
2.
Isamu
[ee-sah-moo] /ˈi sɑˌmu/ (Show IPA),
1904–88, U.S. sculptor and designer.
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  • Three men—Wassermann, Ehrlich, and Noguchi—have supplied the knowledge whereby the evil may be attacked.

    Women's Wild Oats C. Gasquoine Hartley
  • A brief, haunting phrase of Mr. Noguchi has far more charm than an imitation of his American master's torrential manner.

    Myths & Legends of Japan F. Hadland (Frederick Hadland) Davis
  • Noguchi and Moore have discovered the spirochæte in the brain in a number of cases of general paralysis of the insane.

    Manual of Surgery Alexis Thomson and Alexander Miles
  • Then Noguchi with great solemnity unwrapping the present, would slide across the floor and deposit it between the host and myself.

    A Diplomat in Japan Ernest Mason Satow
  • In a great many cases the Noguchi luetin skin reaction is of great aid in establishing a diagnosis.

  • For purposes of comparison Dr. Noguchi collected a number of rats in this country and removed their kidneys.

  • Noguchi has succeeded in obtaining pure cultures from the infected tissues of the rabbit.

    Manual of Surgery Alexis Thomson and Alexander Miles
British Dictionary definitions for Noguchi

Noguchi

/nɔːˈɡuːtʃɪ/
noun
1.
Hideyo (ˈhiːdɛˌjɔː). 1876–1928, Japanese bacteriologist, active in the US. He made important discoveries in the treatment of syphilis
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Noguchi in Medicine

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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