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Richet

[ri-shey; French ree-she] /rɪˈʃeɪ; French riˈʃɛ/
noun
1.
Charles Robert
[sharl raw-ber] /ʃarl rɔˈbɛr/ (Show IPA),
1850–1935, French physician: Nobel prize 1913.
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  • Miller faced them all stubbornly: "And yet even Richet may have been deceived."

    The Shadow World

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  • "Listen to what Richet says in confession of his perplexity," I called out, soothingly.

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  • We have our own observation, joined to the report of Crookes and Richet.

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  • No one, save Professor Richet, knew of the foregoing details.

  • This is what Myers advisedthis is what Lodge and Richet advised.

  • Richet and Lombroso, the medium complained of their grasping her under the arm.

    Mysterious Psychic Forces Camille Flammarion
  • Richet and Lombroso are sure they did not assist her in this ascension.

    Mysterious Psychic Forces Camille Flammarion
  • Richet and Finzi following her movements without at all assisting them.

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  • Professor Richet is not only one who speaks with authority, but he is one of the gentlest and kindliest of men.

  • The usages in English laboratories in relation to this experiment are in accord with Professor Richet's views.

Richet in Medicine

Richet Ri·chet (rĭ-shā', rē-shě'), Charles Robert. 1850-1935.

French physiologist. He won a 1913 Nobel Prize for the discovery of anaphylaxis.

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