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Koch

 (kôk, kôKH), Robert 1843-1910.
German bacteriologist who identified the tubercle and cholera bacilli and the bacterial cause of anthrax. He won a 1905 Nobel Prize for developing tuberculin, which he originally hoped would cure tuberculosis.

Koch

(German kɔx)
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(Biography) Robert (ˈroːbɛrt). 1843–1910, German bacteriologist, who isolated the anthrax bacillus (1876), the tubercle bacillus (1882), and the cholera bacillus (1883): Nobel prize for physiology or medicine 1905

Koch

(kɔx)

n.
Robert, 1843–1910, German bacteriologist.
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