Definition of Barnard, Christiaan in English:

Barnard, Christiaan

proper noun

  • (1922–2001), South African surgeon; full name Christiaan Neethling Barnard. He pioneered human heart transplantation, performing the first operation of this kind in December 1967.

Pronunciation

Barnard, Christiaan

/ˈbɑːnɑːd/