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Funk, Casimir

Pronunciation: /fo͝oNGk/ /fəNGk/
(1884–1967), US biochemist; born in Poland. He showed that a number of diseases, including scurvy, rickets, beriberi, and pellagra, were each caused by the deficiency of a particular dietary component. He coined the term vitamins for the chemicals concerned.

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