- Sir William Mad·dock [mad-uh k] /ˈmæd ək/, 1860–1924, English physiologist: codiscoverer of secretin.
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Bayliss(bā′lĭs)Sir William Maddock 1860-1924
- 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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