Eijkman


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Eijkman

(Dutch ˈɛikmɑn)
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(Biography) Christiaan (ˈkriːstiːˌaːn). 1858–1930, Dutch physician, who discovered that beriberi is caused by nutritional deficiency: Nobel prize for physiology or medicine 1929
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Noun1.Eijkman - Dutch physician who discovered that beriberi is caused by a nutritional deficiency (1858-1930)
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About 15 years later a Dutch physician in the East Indies, Christiaan Eijkman, noted that chickens fed mostly polished rice also contracted beriberi but recovered when fed rice polishings.