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Bayliss

[bey-lis]
noun
  1. Sir William Mad·dock [mad-uh k] /ˈmæd ək/, 1860–1924, English physiologist: codiscoverer of secretin.
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Historical Examples

  • There, at the desk, I asked if Doctor Bayliss was still in the hotel.

    Kent Knowles: Quahaug

    Joseph C. Lincoln

  • That evening I saw Bayliss for the first time since the accident.

    Kent Knowles: Quahaug

    Joseph C. Lincoln

  • I thank you for telling me, Bayliss, but it shall make no difference.

    Kent Knowles: Quahaug

    Joseph C. Lincoln

  • I had told her the whole story of my last interview with Bayliss at the Continental.

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    Joseph C. Lincoln

  • "Doctor Bayliss asked me to play tennis with him tomorrow morning," she said.

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    Joseph C. Lincoln


bayliss in Medicine

Bayliss

(bālĭs)Sir William Maddock 1860-1924
  1. 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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