Definition of Eijkman, Christiaan in English:

Eijkman, Christiaan

Line breaks: Chris|tiaan Eijk|man
Pronunciation: /ˈeɪkmən
( 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).

More definitions of Eijkman, Christiaan

Definition of Eijkman, Christiaan in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources

Word of the day crowdsource
Pronunciation: ˈkroudˌsôrs
obtain (information) by enlisting help of many people…