Hodgkin

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Sir Alan Lloyd,1914–1998, English biophysicist: Nobel Prize in Medicine 1963.
his cousinDorothy Mary Crow·foot [kroh-foo t] /ˈkroʊˌfʊt/, 1910–94, English chemist: Nobel Prize 1964.

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Hodgkin

noun

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)
Dorothy Crowfoot. 1910–94, English chemist and crystallographer, who determined the three-dimensional structure of insulin: Nobel prize for chemistry (1964)
Sir Howard. born 1932, British painter, noted for his brightly coloured semi-abstract works
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Medicine definitions for hodgkin

Hodgkin

[hŏjkĭn]Sir Alan Lloyd 1914-1998

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

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Dorothy Mary Crowfoot 1910-1994

Egyptian-born British chemist. She won a 1964 Nobel Prize for determining the structure of compounds needed to combat pernicious anemia.

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Thomas 1798-1866

British physician who developed criteria for classifying the malignancy of a cancer. He was the first to describe (1832) Hodgkin's disease.

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Science definitions for hodgkin

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[hŏjkĭn]Dorothy Mary Crowfoot 1910-1994

British chemist who used x-ray techniques to determine the structure of several complex molecules, including penicillin (1942-45) and vitamin B12 (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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