Florey

[flawr-ee, flohr-ee]
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Historical Examples of florey

  • Florey,” he said, kindly and easily, “I want you to meet Mr. Killdare.

    Kastle Krags

    Absalom Martin

  • Because this was the South and they were black, they did not know Florey, a white man, very well.

    Kastle Krags

    Absalom Martin

  • And I suppose Florey swallowed his knife, and threw his own body into the lagoon!

    Kastle Krags

    Absalom Martin

  • It is certainly the Florey burden, going through all our family.

    Kastle Krags

    Absalom Martin

  • “My old malady, G—— is troubling me again,” Florey had written.

    Kastle Krags

    Absalom Martin


British Dictionary definitions for florey

Florey

noun
  1. Howard Walter, Baron Florey. 1898–1968, Australian pathologist: shared the Nobel prize for physiology or medicine (1945) with E. B. Chain and Alexander Fleming for their work on penicillin
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florey in Medicine

Florey

[flôrē]Howard Walter 1898-1968
  1. Australian-born British pathologist. He shared a 1945 Nobel Prize for isolating and purifying penicillin.
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florey in Science

Florey

[flôrē]Sir Howard Walter. Baron Florey of Adelaide 1898-1968
  1. Australian-born British pathologist who developed and purified penicillin with Ernst Chain in 1939. For this work, Florey and Chain shared a 1945 Nobel Prize with Alexander Fleming, who first discovered the antibiotic in 1928. Florey also supervised the clinical testing and mass production of the drug in the United States.
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