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Lu·ri·a(lo͝or′ē-ə), Salvador Edward 1912-1991.
Italian-born American microbiologist. He shared a 1969 Nobel Prize for investigating how viruses infect bacteria and replicate themselves.
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1. (Biography) Alexander Romanovich. 1902–77, Russian psychologist, a pioneer of modern neuropsychology. His most important work concerns the psychological effects of brain tumours
2. (Biography) Isaac (ben Solomon). 1534–72, Jewish mystic living in Egypt and Palestine: noted for his interpretation of the Cabbala
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Lu•ri•a(ˈlʊər i ə)
Salvador Edward, 1912–91, U.S. biologist, born in Italy.
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