Definition of Waksman, Selman Abraham in English:

Waksman, Selman Abraham

proper noun

  • (1888–1973), US microbiologist, born in Russia. He discovered the antibiotic streptomycin for use especially against tuberculosis. Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine (1952)

Pronunciation:

Waksman, Selman Abraham

/ˈwak-//ˈwäksmən/