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Landsteiner, Karl

Syllabification: Land·stei·ner, Karl
Pronunciation: /ˈlan(d)ˌstīnər, ˈläntˌSHtīnər
 
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Definition of Landsteiner, Karl in English:

( 1868–1943), US physician, born in Austria. In 1930, he devised the ABO system of classifying blood. He was also the first to describe the Rhesus factor in blood. Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine (1930).

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