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[koo r-nand, -nuh nd; French koor-nahn]
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  1. André Fré·dé·ric [ahn-drey frey-dey-reek] /ɑ̃ˈdreɪ freɪ deɪˈrik/, 1895–1988, U.S. physiologist, born in France: Nobel Prize in Medicine 1956.
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  • Cournand actually wrote a poem in four cantos on style itself and its various species.

    Main Currents in Nineteenth Century Literature, Vol. III (of 6) The Reaction in France

    Georg Brandes

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  1. André (Frederic). 1895–1988, US physician, born in France: shared the 1956 Nobel prize for physiology or medicine for his work on heart catheterization
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cournand in Medicine


(kurnănd, -nənd, kōōr-näɴ)André Frédéric 1895-1988
  1. French-born American physician. He shared a 1956 Nobel Prize for developing cardiac catheterization.
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