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Kitasato

[kee-tah-sah-taw] /ˈki tɑˈsɑ tɔ/
noun
1.
Shibasaburo
[shee-bah-sah-boo-raw] /ʃiˈbɑ sɑˈbu rɔ/ (Show IPA),
1852–1931, Japanese bacteriologist.
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shibasaburo kitasato in Medicine

Kitasato Ki·ta·sa·to (kē'tä-zä'tō), Shibasaburo. 1852-1931.

Japanese bacteriologist. Among his achievements are the isolation (1889) of the causative bacillus of tetanus, the development of vaccines to protect against tetanus and anthrax, and the isolation (1894) of the bacillus of bubonic plague.

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