Definition of Landsteiner, Karl in English:

Landsteiner, Karl

Pronunciation /ˈlän(d)ˌSHtīnər/ /ˈlɑn(d)ˌʃtaɪnər/

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proper noun

  • (1868–1943), Austrian-born US physician. In 1930, Landsteiner was awarded a Nobel Prize for devising the ABO system of classifying blood. He was also the first to describe the Rhesus factor in blood.