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Waksman, Selman Abraham

Syllabification: Waks·man, Selman Abraham
Pronunciation: /ˈwäksmən, ˈwak-
 
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  • (1888–1973), US microbiologist, born in Russia. He discovered the antibiotic streptomycin for use especially against tuberculosis. Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine (1952).

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