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Claude

[ klawd; French klohd ]
/ klɔd; French kloʊd /
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noun

Albert, 1899–1983, U.S. biologist, born in Belgium: Nobel Prize in Medicine 1974.
Also Claud. a male given name: from a Roman family name meaning “lame.”

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British Dictionary definitions for Claude

Claude
/ (klɔːd, French klod) /

noun

Albert. 1898–1983, US cell biologist, born in Belgium: shared the Nobel prize for physiology or medicine (1974) for work on microsomes and mitochondria
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Medical definitions for Claude

Claude
[ klōd ]
Albert 1899-1983

Belgian-born American biologist who was among the first to use the electron microscope for biological research. He shared a 1974 Nobel Prize for developing methods of separating and analyzing cell components.
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