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.
terrors, a warlike tribe of giants who were defeated by Chedorlaomer and his allies in the plain of Kiriathaim. In the time of Abraham they occupied the country east of Jordan, afterwards the land of the Moabites (Gen. 14:5; Deut. 2:10). They were, like the Anakim, reckoned among the Rephaim, and were conquered by the […]