Cori

[kawr-ee, kohr-ee]
noun
  1. Carl Ferdinand,1896–1984, and his wife, Gerty Theresa, 1896–1957, U.S. biochemists, born in Austria-Hungary: Nobel Prize in Medicine 1947.
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Examples from the Web for cori

Contemporary Examples of cori

  • When Reprieve lawyer Cori Crider first met Hisham Sliti, she wore a hijab out of respect for his religion.

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    The Faces of Guantánamo

    Molly Crabapple

    September 3, 2013

Historical Examples of cori

  • He would give some to Cori, who had younger children, and she would give them most of the gift.

    The Forgotten Planet

    Murray Leinster

  • She gave the child to Cori and confidently moved to follow him.

    The Forgotten Planet

    Murray Leinster

  • Cori followed because she had children, and they were safer where Burl led than anywhere else.

    The Forgotten Planet

    Murray Leinster

  • At all events, we may be sure that it is of far later date than Cori and Alatri.

    Studies of Travel: Italy

    Edward A. Freeman

  • But the whole range of the wall of Cori is not of this primitive sort.

    Studies of Travel: Italy

    Edward A. Freeman


British Dictionary definitions for cori

Cori

noun
  1. Carl Ferdinand. 1896–1984, US biochemist, born in Bohemia; shared a Nobel prize for physiology or medicine (1947) with his wife Gerty Theresa Radnitz Cori (1896–1957) and Bernardo Houssay, for elucidating the stages of glycolysis
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cori in Medicine

Cori

[kôrē]Gerty Theresa Radnitz 1896-1957
  1. Czech-born American biochemist. She shared a 1947 Nobel Prize with her husband, Carl Ferdinand Cori (1896-1984), and Bernardo A. Houssay for discovering the intermediate steps in glycogen-glucose conversion.
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