Definition of Funk, Casimir in English:

Funk, Casimir

Pronunciation: /fo͝oNGk//fəNGk/

proper noun

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

Pronunciation:

Funk, Casimir

/fo͝oNGk//fəNGk/