Definition of Eijkman, Christiaan in English:

Eijkman, Christiaan

Line breaks: Chris|tiaan Eijk|man
Pronunciation: /ˈeɪkmən
 
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( 1858–1930), Dutch physician. Eijkman’s work resulted in a simple cure for the disease beriberi and led to the discovery of the vitamin thiamine. Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine (1929).

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