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Sumner

[suhm-ner]
noun
  1. Charles,1811–74, U.S. statesman.
  2. James Batch·el·ler [bach-uh-ler] /ˈbætʃ ə lər/, 1887–1955, U.S. biochemist: Nobel prize 1946.
  3. William Graham,1840–1910, U.S. sociologist and economist.
  4. a male given name.
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charles sumner in Medicine

Sumner

(sŭmnər)James Batcheller 1887-1955
  1. American biochemist. He shared a 1946 Nobel Prize for his pioneering work on crystallizing enzymes.
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