shibasaburo kitasato

Kitasato

[kee-tah-sah-taw]
noun
Shibasaburo [shee-bah-sah-boo-raw] , 1852–1931, Japanese bacteriologist.
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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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