- Philip Show·al·ter [shoh-awl-ter] /ˈʃoʊ ɔl tər/, 1896–1965, U.S. physician: Nobel Prize in Medicine 1950.
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I say, I can fancy Hench and Tod over this awful piece of news.
I fancy Hench coming down to breakfast, and reading the Morning Post.
Father and mother went to Hench Stallings plantation and stayed there one year.
He does not order the judge to decide the hundred-thousand-dollar-contract case in favor of his hench man.The Man in Court
Frederic DeWitt Wells
Beck and Hench kicked de Laney's chair aside, and drew up more comfortably before the fire; but James would have none of it.The Claim Jumpers
Stewart Edward White
Hench(hĕnch)Philip Showalter 1896-1965
- American physician. He shared a 1950 Nobel Prize for discoveries concerning adrenocortical hormones.
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