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  1. Edward Ad·el·bert [ad-l-bert, uh-del-] /ˈæd l bərt, əˈdɛl-/, 1893–1986, U.S. biochemist: Nobel Prize in Medicine 1943.
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  • Doisy gave credit, for he reckoned on the sisters and aunts of the pupils, who made it a point of honor to pay their debts.

    The Lily of the Valley

    Honore de Balzac

British Dictionary definitions for doisy


  1. Edward Adelbert. 1893–1986, US biochemist. He discovered (1939) the nature of vitamin K and shared a Nobel prize for medicine with Carl Dam (1943)
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doisy in Medicine


(doizē)Edward Adelbert 1893-1986
  1. American biochemist. He shared a 1943 Nobel Prize for isolating two forms of vitamin K.
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