- Sir William Mad·dock [mad-uh k] /ˈmæd ək/, 1860–1924, English physiologist: codiscoverer of secretin.
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There, at the desk, I asked if Doctor Bayliss was still in the hotel.
That evening I saw Bayliss for the first time since the accident.
I thank you for telling me, Bayliss, but it shall make no difference.
I had told her the whole story of my last interview with Bayliss at the Continental.
"Doctor Bayliss asked me to play tennis with him tomorrow morning," she said.
- British physiologist. With Ernest Starling he discovered (1902) secretin. He also developed a treatment for surgical or wound shock in which saline injections replaced lost blood, a technique credited with saving many lives in World War I.
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