Hodgkin

[ hodj-kin ]
/ ˈhɒddʒ kɪn /

noun

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

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British Dictionary definitions for Hodgkin

Hodgkin
/ (ˈhɒdʒkɪn) /

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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Medical definitions for Hodgkin (1 of 3)

Hodgkin
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.

Medical definitions for Hodgkin (2 of 3)

Hodgkin
[ hŏjkĭn ]
Sir Alan Lloyd 1914-1998

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

Medical definitions for Hodgkin (3 of 3)

Hodgkin
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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Scientific definitions for Hodgkin

Hodgkin
[ 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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