Casimir Funk


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Noun1.Casimir Funk - United States biochemist (born in Poland) who showed that several diseases were caused by dietary deficiencies and who coined the term `vitamin' for the chemicals involved (1884-1967)
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What term related to human diet was coined in 1911 by Casimir Funk? 14.
However, the very first vitamin, isolated by Casimir Funk in 1912, was indeed an amine and was given the name "thiamine." In the late nineteenth century, the mechanized rice mill was introduced in Asia.
Vitamins and nutritional supplements are another important part of the health care regimens of many Americans, according to the Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN), which points out that the term "vitamin" was coined 100 years ago by a Polish-American biochemist named Casimir Funk.