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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Pasteur, Louis 1822-1895. French chemist who founded modern microbiology, invented the process of pasteurization, and developed vaccines for anthrax, rabies, and chicken cholera.

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  • n. French chemist and biologist whose discovery that fermentation is caused by microorganisms resulted in the process of pasteurization (1822-1895)

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