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bacteriologist

Definitions of bacteriologist
  1. noun
    a biologist who studies bacteria
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    Sir David Bruce
    Australian physician and bacteriologist who described the bacterium that causes undulant fever or brucellosis (1855-1931)
    Paul Ehrlich
    German bacteriologist who found a `magic bullet' to cure syphilis and was a pioneer in the study of immunology (1854-1915)
    Sir Alexander Fleming
    Scottish bacteriologist who discovered penicillin (1881-1955)
    Hans C. J. Gram
    Danish physician and bacteriologist who developed a method of staining bacteria to distinguish among them (1853-1938)
    Robert Koch
    German bacteriologist who isolated the anthrax bacillus and the tubercle bacillus and the cholera bacillus (1843-1910)
    Ilya Ilich Metchnikov
    Russian bacteriologist in France who formulated the theory of phagocytosis (1845-1916)
    Hideyo Noguchi
    United States bacteriologist (born in Japan) who discovered the cause of yellow fever and syphilis (1876-1928)
    Hans Conrad Julius Reiter
    German bacteriologist who described a disease now known as Reiter's syndrome and who identified the spirochete that causes syphilis in humans (1881-1969)
    August von Wassermann
    German bacteriologist who developed a diagnostic test for syphilis (1866-1925)
    Alexandre Emile Jean Yersin
    French bacteriologist born in Switzerland; was a student of Pasteur; discovered the plague bacillus (1863-1943)
    Hans Zinsser
    United States bacteriologist who helped develop immunization against typhus fever (1878-1940)
    type of:
    biologist, life scientist
    (biology) a scientist who studies living organisms
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