- Robert, German bacteriologist and Nobel laureate, 1843–1910. See K. bacillus, K. law, K. old tuberculin, K. phenomenon, K. postulates, under postulate, K.-Weeks bacillus.Walter, German surgeon, *1880. See K. node, K. triangle.
* * *(kawk) Robert, 1843â€“1910. German physician and bacteriologist; winner of the Nobel prize in physiology or medicine for 1905 for his work and discoveries concerning tuberculosis.
Medical dictionary. 2011.