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djerassi in Medicine

Djerassi

(jə-räsē)Carl Born 1923
  1. Austrian-born American chemist noted for his work on the development of an oral contraceptive.
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djerassi in Science

Djerassi

[djĕ-räsē]
  1. Austrian-born American chemist who pioneered the development of the first contraceptive pill, as well as many commonly used drugs, including antihistamines and anti-inflammatory agents.
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