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Hodgkin

[ hodj-kin ]

noun

  1. Sir Alan Lloyd, 1914–1998, English biophysicist: Nobel Prize in Medicine 1963.
  2. his cousin Dorothy Mary Crow·foot [kroh, -f, oo, t], 1910–94, English chemist: Nobel Prize 1964.


Hodgkin

/ ˈhɒdʒkɪn /

noun

  1. HodgkinSir Alan Lloyd19141998MEnglishSCIENCE: physiologist Sir Alan Lloyd. 1914–98, English physiologist. With A. F. Huxley, he explained the conduction of nervous impulses in terms of the physical and chemical changes involved: shared the Nobel prize for physiology or medicine (1963)
  2. HodgkinDorothy Crowfoot19101994FEnglishSCIENCE: chemistSCIENCE: crystallographer Dorothy Crowfoot. 1910–94, English chemist and crystallographer, who determined the three-dimensional structure of insulin: Nobel prize for chemistry (1964)
  3. HodgkinSir Howard1932MBritishARTS AND CRAFTS: painter Sir Howard. born 1932, British painter, noted for his brightly coloured semi-abstract works


Hodgkin

/ hŏjkĭn /

  1. British chemist who used x-ray techniques to determine the structure of several complex molecules, including penicillin (1942–45) and vitamin B 12 (1948–56). For this work she received the 1964 Nobel Prize for chemistry. She later used more advanced computing methods to analyze the structure of insulin.


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Demicheli also had been a physicist but had switched to oncology research after his wife died of Hodgkin lymphoma in 1976.

Mr. Hodgkin, of Eridge, some time ago had a female Manx cat sent to him.

Mr. Hodgkin appears to think that in this direction lies the main danger which threatens the British Empire.

Wunderlich reports two cases of Hodgkin's disease, the pseudo-leukmia developing during diphtheria.

Mr. Hodgkin, in his fourth volume, has told it in a style which is beyond all praise.

They deserve the epithet of "barbarous" which Mr. Hodgkin has bestowed upon them.

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