Definition of Ehrlich, Paul in English:

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Ehrlich, Paul

Pronunciation: /ˈɛːlɪx/
Pronunciation: /ˈeːɐlɪç/
(1854–1915), German medical scientist. One of the founders of modern immunology and chemotherapy, he developed techniques for staining specific tissues, believing that a disease organism could be destroyed by an appropriate magic bullet. The effective treatment of syphilis in 1911 proved his theories.

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