[klebz; German kleyps] /klɛbz; German kleɪps/
[ed-win;; German et-veen] /ˈɛd wɪn;; German ˈɛt vin/ (Show IPA), 1834–1913, German pathologist and bacteriologist.
Klebs (klāps), Edwin. 1894-1913.
German pathologist who described (1883) the causative bacillus of diphtheria, later isolated by Friedrich Löffler.
German bacteriologist who described the diphtheria bacillus in 1883 although he did not demonstrate it to be the cause of the disease. It wasn’t until a year later that Friedrich Löffler made the causal link between the disease and the bacillus, which is now named after both of them. Klebs also demonstrated the presence of bacteria in infected wounds and showed that tuberculosis can be transmitted through infected milk.
[kleb-zee-el-uh, klep-see-] /ˌklɛb ziˈɛl ə, ˌklɛp si-/ noun, Bacteriology. 1. any of several rod-shaped, aerobic bacteria of the genus Klebsiella, certain species of which, as K. pneumoniae, are found in the respiratory, intestinal, and genitourinary tracts of humans and animals and are sometimes pathogenic. /ˌklɛbzɪˈɛlə/ noun 1. a Gram-negative bacteria found in the respiratory, intestinal, […]
- Klebsiella pneumoniae
Klebsiella pneumoniae Klebsiella pneu·mo·ni·ae (nu-mō’nē-ē’, nyu-) n. Friedlander’s bacillus.
- Klebs-loffler bacillus
[klebz-lef-ler; German kleyps-lœf-luh r] /ˈklɛbzˈlɛf lər; German ˈkleɪpsˈlœf lər/ noun 1. a bacterium, Corynebacterium diphtheriae, which causes diphtheria. /ˈklɛbzˈlʌflə; German ˈkleːpsˈlœflər/ noun 1. a rodlike Gram-positive bacterium, Corynebacterium diphtheriae, that causes diphtheria: family Corynebacteriaceae. Klebs-Löffler bacillus Klebs-Löff·ler bacillus (klěbz’lěf’lər, klāps’lɶf’lər) n. A gram-positive, nonmotile, rod-shaped bacterium Corynebacterium diphtheriae that causes diphtheria in humans and produces […]
[kley] /kleɪ/ noun 1. Paul [poul;; English pawl] /paʊl;; English pɔl/ (Show IPA), 1879–1940, Swiss painter and etcher. /German kleː/ noun 1. Paul (paul). 1879–1940, Swiss painter and etcher. A founder member of der Blaue Reiter, he subsequently evolved an intensely personal style of unusual fantasy and wit