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Reed, Walter

Syllabification: Reed, Walter
Pronunciation: /rēd
 
/

Definition of Reed, Walter in English:

( 1851–1902), US army surgeon. He proved that the yellow fever virus is transmitted by mosquitoes. Walter Reed Hospital in Washington, DC, is named for him.

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