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Eccles

[ ek-uhlz ]
/ ˈɛk əlz /
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noun

Sir John Ca·rew [kuh-roo], /kəˈru/, 1903–97, Australian physiologist: Nobel Prize in Medicine 1963.
Mar·ri·ner Stod·dard [mar-uh-ner -stod-erd], /ˈmær ə nər ˈstɒd ərd/, 1890–1977, U.S. economist and banker.

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Definition for Eccles (2 of 3)

eccles.

or eccl.


abbreviation

ecclesiastic.
ecclesiastical.

Definition for Eccles (3 of 3)

Eccles.

or Eccl.


abbreviation Bible.

Ecclesiastes.
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British Dictionary definitions for Eccles (1 of 3)

Eccles1
/ (ˈɛkəlz) /

noun

a town in NW England, in Salford unitary authority, Greater Manchester. Pop: 36 610 (2001)

British Dictionary definitions for Eccles (2 of 3)

Eccles2
/ (ˈɛkəlz) /

noun

Sir John Carew. 1903–97, Australian physiologist: shared the Nobel prize for physiology (1963) with A. L. Hodgkin and A. F. Huxley for their work on conduction of nervous impulses

British Dictionary definitions for Eccles (3 of 3)

Eccles.

Eccl.

/ Bible /

abbreviation for

Ecclesiastes
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Medical definitions for Eccles

Eccles
[ ĕkəlz ]
Sir John Carew 1903-1997

Australian physiologist. He shared a 1963 Nobel Prize for research on the action of nerve impulses.
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