Forssman
John, Swedish bacteriologist and pathologist, 1868–1947. See F. antibody, F. antigen, F. reaction, F. antigen-antibody reaction.
Hans, Swedish physician, *1912. See Börjeson-F.-Lehmann syndrome.

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  • Forssman — ist der Familienname folgender Personen: Erik Forssman (1915–2011), schwedischer Kunsthistoriker Friedrich Forssman (* 1965), deutscher Buchgestalter Villehad Forssman (1884–1944), schwedischer Ingenieur Bernhard Forssman (* 1934), deutscher… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • forssman — forss·man …   English syllables

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  • Forssman antigen — a heterophile antigen that induces production of antisheep hemolysin, found in a variety of different animals, mainly in organs and not in erythrocytes (guinea pig, horse); sometimes it is found only in erythrocytes (sheep), and occasionally in… …   Medical dictionary

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  • forssman antigen — noun Usage: usually capitalized F Etymology: after J. Forssman : an antigenic constituent occurring in animals without regard to biologic relationship (as one present in guinea pigs and sheep but absent from rabbit and cattle) : a heterophile… …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Villehad Forssman — Villehad Henrik Forssman (* 26. April 1884 in Wyborg, Großfürstentum Finnland; † 10. Februar 1944 in Hannover) war ein schwedischer Ingenieur und Flugzeugkonstrukteur. Inhaltsverzeichnis 1 Leben 2 Trivia …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Villehad Henrik Forssman — (* 26. April 1884 in Wyborg, Großfürstentum Finnland; † 10. Februar 1944 in Hannover) war ein schwedischer Ingenieur und Flugzeugkonstrukteur. Leben Forssman, als Sohn schwedischer Eltern in Finnland geboren, hatte sich bereits auf verschiedenen… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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