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Ross, Sir Ronald Line breaks: Sir Ron¦ald Ross

Definition of Ross, Sir Ronald in English:

( 1857–1932), British physician. Ross confirmed that the Anopheles mosquito transmitted malaria, and went on to elucidate the stages in the malarial parasite’s life cycle. Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine (1902).

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