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Doisy

[doi-zee] /ˈdɔɪ zi/
noun
1.
Edward Adelbert [ad-l-bert,, uh-del-] /ˈæd l bərt,, əˈdɛl-/ (Show IPA), 1893–1986, U.S. biochemist: Nobel Prize in Medicine 1943.
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  • Doisy gave credit, for he reckoned on the sisters and aunts of the pupils, who made it a point of honor to pay their debts.

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Doisy

/ˈdɔɪzɪ/
noun
1.
Edward Adelbert. 1893–1986, US biochemist. He discovered (1939) the nature of vitamin K and shared a Nobel prize for medicine with Carl Dam (1943)
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Doisy in Medicine

Doisy Doi·sy (doi'zē), Edward Adelbert. 1893-1986.

American biochemist. He shared a 1943 Nobel Prize for isolating two forms of vitamin K.

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