French bacteriologist who assisted Louis Pasteur on most of his major discoveries. Later, working with Alexandre Yersin, he showed that the symptoms of diphtheria are caused by a lethal toxin produced by the diphtheria bacillus. Roux carried out early work on the rabies vaccine and directed the first tests of the diphtheria antitoxin.
- Emiliano zapata
[zuh-pah-tuh; Spanish sah-pah-tah] /zəˈpɑ tə; Spanish sɑˈpɑ tɑ/ noun 1. Emiliano [e-mee-lyah-naw] /ˌɛ miˈlyɑ nɔ/ (Show IPA), 1877?–1919, Mexican revolutionary and agrarian reformer: guerrilla leader 1911–16. /zəˈpɑːtə; Spanish θaˈpata/ noun 1. Emiliano (emiˈljano). ?1877–1919, Mexican guerrilla leader
[e-mee-lyah raw-mah-nyah] /ɛˈmi lyɑ rɔˈmɑ nyɑ/ noun 1. a region in N Italy. 3,948,135; 8547 sq. mi. (22,135 sq. km). /ɪˈmiːlɪərəʊˈmɑːnjə; Italian eˈmiːliaroˈmaɲɲa/ noun 1. a region of N central Italy, on the Adriatic: rises from the plains of the Po valley in the north to the Apennines in the south. Capital: Bologna. Pop: 4 […]
[em-uh-lee] /ˈɛm ə li/ noun 1. a female given name: from a Latin word meaning “industrious.”. [ham-uh l-tuh n] /ˈhæm əl tən/ noun 1. Alexander, 1757–1804, American statesman and writer on government: the first Secretary of the Treasury 1789–97; mortally wounded by Aaron Burr in a duel. 2. Alice, 1869–1970, U.S. physician, educator, and toxicologist. […]
- Emilio aguinaldo
[ah-gee-nahl-daw] /ˌɑ giˈnɑl dɔ/ noun 1. Emilio [e-mee-lyaw] /ɛˈmi lyɔ/ (Show IPA), 1869–1964, Filipino leader during the Spanish-American war: opposed to U.S. occupation.