Tatum(redirected from Tatums)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical.
1. Art, full name Arthur Tatum. 1910--56, US jazz pianist
2. Edward Lawrie. 1909--75, US biochemist, who showed how genes regulate biochemical processes in an organism and demonstrated that bacteria reproduce sexually; Nobel prize for physiology or medicine (1958) with Beadle and Lederberg
Collins Discovery Encyclopedia, 1st edition © HarperCollins Publishers 2005