Definition of Funk, Casimir in English:

Funk, Casimir

proper noun

  • (1884–1967), Polish-born American biochemist. He showed that a number of diseases, including scurvy, rickets, beriberi, and pellagra, were each caused by the deficiency of a particular dietary component, and coined the term vitamins for the chemicals concerned.

Pronunciation

Funk, Casimir

/fʌŋk/