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Tatum

[tey-tuh m] /ˈteɪ təm/
noun
1.
Art, 1910–56, U.S. jazz pianist.
2.
Edward Lawrie
[lawr-ee] /ˈlɔr i/ (Show IPA),
1909–75, U.S. biochemist: Nobel Prize in medicine 1958.
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Tatum

/ˈteɪtəm/
noun
1.
Art, full name Arthur Tatum. 1910–56, US jazz pianist
2.
Edward Lawrie. 1909–75, US biochemist, who showed how genes regulate biochemical processes in an organism and demonstrated that bacteria reproduce sexually; Nobel prize for physiology or medicine (1958) with Beadle and Lederberg
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Tatum Ta·tum (tā'təm), Edward Lawrie. 1909-1975.

American biochemist. Through his genetic research with bacteria, he showed how genes transmit hereditary characteristics and shared a 1958 Nobel Prize for his discoveries.

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