HyperDic: bacteriologist

English > 1 sense of the word bacteriologist:
NOUNperson bacteriologista biologist who studies bacteria
English > bacteriologist: 1 sense > noun 1, person
MeaningA biologist who studies bacteria.
InstancesBruce, David Bruce, Sir David BruceAustralian physician and bacteriologist who described the bacterium that causes undulant fever or brucellosis (1855-1931)
Ehrlich, Paul EhrlichGerman bacteriologist who found a 'magic bullet' to cure syphilis and was a pioneer in the study of immunology (1854-1915)
Fleming, Alexander Fleming, Sir Alexander FlemingScottish bacteriologist who discovered penicillin (1881-1955)
Gram, Hans C. J. GramDanish physician and bacteriologist who developed a method of staining bacteria to distinguish among them (1853-1938)
Koch, Robert KochGerman bacteriologist who isolated the anthrax bacillus and the tubercle bacillus and the cholera bacillus (1843-1910)
Metchnikoff, Elie Metchnikoff, Metchnikov, Elie Metchnikov, Ilya Ilich MetchnikovRussian bacteriologist in France who formulated the theory of phagocytosis (1845-1916)
Noguchi, Hideyo NoguchiUnited States bacteriologist (born in Japan) who discovered the cause of yellow fever and syphilis (1876-1928)
Reiter, Hans Conrad Julius ReiterGerman bacteriologist who described a disease now known as Reiter's syndrome and who identified the spirochete that causes syphilis in humans (1881-1969)
Wassermann, August von WassermannGerman bacteriologist who developed a diagnostic test for syphilis (1866-1925)
Yersin, Alexandre Yersin, Alexandre Emile Jean YersinFrench bacteriologist born in Switzerland
Zinsser, Hans ZinsserUnited States bacteriologist who helped develop immunization against typhus fever (1878-1940)
Broaderbiologist, life scientist(biology) a scientist who studies living organisms
Catalanbacteriòleg, bacteriólogo
Nounsbacteriologythe branch of medical science that studies bacteria in relation to disease

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