Florey [ flawr-ee, flohr-ee ] SHOW IPA / ˈflɔr i, ˈfloʊr i / PHONETIC RESPELLING noun Sir Howard Walter, 1898–1968, Australian pathologist in England: Nobel Prize in Medicine 1945.
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How to use Florey in a sentence
They were written at an interval of about ten years: the first from Foston, the second from Combe
Lady Holland relates a practical joke of her father's, which the witty canon carried out at his rectory of Combe
I had passed
Florey the butler, gray and sphynx-like in the hallway, spoke to him as ever, and turned through the library door.
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Florey was dead, not just severely wounded, when you and the others reached his side. British Dictionary definitions for Florey noun 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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Medical definitions for Florey Australian-born British pathologist. He shared a 1945 Nobel Prize for isolating and purifying penicillin.
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Scientific definitions for Florey Florey Sir Howard Walter. Baron Florey of Adelaide 1898-1968 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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