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Cori

[kawr-ee, kohr-ee] /ˈkɔr i, ˈkoʊr i/
noun
1.
Carl Ferdinand, 1896–1984, and his wife, Gerty Theresa, 1896–1957, U.S. biochemists, born in Austria-Hungary: Nobel Prize in Medicine 1947.
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  • He would give some to Cori, who had younger children, and she would give them most of the gift.

    The Forgotten Planet Murray Leinster
  • She gave the child to Cori and confidently moved to follow him.

    The Forgotten Planet Murray Leinster
  • Cori followed because she had children, and they were safer where Burl led than anywhere else.

    The Forgotten Planet Murray Leinster
  • At all events, we may be sure that it is of far later date than Cori and Alatri.

    Studies of Travel: Italy Edward A. Freeman
  • But the whole range of the wall of Cori is not of this primitive sort.

    Studies of Travel: Italy Edward A. Freeman
  • But the change has been less destructive to Cori than in many other places.

    Studies of Travel: Italy Edward A. Freeman
  • It has real arches and masonry, like that which at Cori is attributed to Sulla's time.

    Studies of Travel: Italy Edward A. Freeman
  • Segni belongs to the same class of hill-fortress as Norba, not the same class as Cori.

    Studies of Travel: Italy Edward A. Freeman
  • In the first they are not left so utterly in a state of nature as they are at Cori.

    Studies of Travel: Italy Edward A. Freeman
British Dictionary definitions for Cori

Cori

/ˈkɔːrɪ/
noun
1.
Carl Ferdinand. 1896–1984, US biochemist, born in Bohemia; shared a Nobel prize for physiology or medicine (1947) with his wife Gerty Theresa Radnitz Cori (1896–1957) and Bernardo Houssay, for elucidating the stages of glycolysis
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Cori in Medicine

Cori Co·ri (kôr'ē), Gerty Theresa Radnitz. 1896-1957.

Czechoslovakian-born American biochemist. She shared a 1947 Nobel Prize with her husband, Carl Ferdinand Cori (1896-1984), and Bernardo A. Houssay for discovering the intermediate steps in glycogen-glucose conversion.

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