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Salk

in reference to vaccine against poliomyelitis, 1954, from U.S. virologist Jonas Edward Salk (1914-1995), who developed it.

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Definitions of Salk from WordNet

Salk (n.)
United States virologist who developed the Salk vaccine that is injected against poliomyelitis (born 1914);
Synonyms: Jonas Salk / Jonas Edward Salk
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