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Sir William Mad·dock [mad-uh k] /ˈmæd ək/, 1860–1924, English physiologist: codiscoverer of secretin. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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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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